Definition of Little Miss Muffet from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Little Miss Muffet

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a girl in a traditional nursery rhyme. Miss Muffet, it is said, was the daughter of Dr Thomas Muffet, a famous 16th-century scientist who studied insects.
Little Miss MuffetSat on a tuffet,Eating her curds and whey;There came a great spider,Who sat down beside her,And frightened Miss Muffet away.