Meeces



jargon
/mees’*z/ (TMRC) Occasional furry visitors who are not urchins; that is, mice. This may no longer be in live use. According to ESR it derives from the refrain of the early-1960s cartoon character Mr. Jinx: “I hate meeces to *pieces*!”
[Jargon File]
(1996-12-09)

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