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Minute gee-gee? That is a cat! (6)


I believe the answer is:


'a cat' is the definition.
(informal British term)

'minute gee-gee? that is' is the wordplay.
'minute' becomes 'mo' (both can mean a short amount of time).
'gee' becomes 'g' (synonyms).
'gee?' becomes 'g' ('g' can be a synonym of 'gee').
'that is' becomes 'ie' (short for Latin 'id est', 'that is').

(Other definitions for moggie that I've seen before include "Cat (sl.)" , "Domestic cat (slang)" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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