OPOSSUM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OPOSSUM
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 n.  a small American marsupial that lives in trees and has thick fur, a long nose, and a tail without fur
Classic Sentence:
1  The staid, sober, thinking and industrious ones of our number would employ themselves in making corn-brooms, mats, horse-collars, and baskets; and another class of us would spend the time in hunting opossums, hares, and coons.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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Example Sentence:
1  The most common marsupial in North America is the opossum.