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Definition of The Owl and the Pussy-Cat from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

 
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a well-known nonsense poem (1871) by Edward Lear. It tells the story of the adventures of an owl and a cat and is very popular with children. Many people know the first few lines:
The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to seaIn a beautiful pea-green boat,They took some honey, and plenty of moneyWrapped up in a five-pound note.