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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Mu’sits or Musets.
Gaps in a hedge; places through which a hare makes his way to escape the hounds.   1
“The many musits through the which he goes
Are like a labyrinth to amaze his foes.”
Shakespeare: Venus and Adonis.
   The passing of the hare through these gaps is termed musing. The word is from musse (old French), a little hole.   2



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