a nursery rhyme (=an old song or poem for young children). The rhyme goes: Three blind mice, three blind mice,/ See how they run, see how they run!/They all ran after the farmer's wife,/ who cut off their tails with a carving knife./Did you ever see such a thing in your life/As three blind mice?
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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