hare

Part of speech: noun

A swift, timid, longeared rodent with cleft upper lip.

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Usage examples "hare":

  1. You sent me a hare- I'll pay you for that." - "Growth of the Soil", Knut Hamsun.
  2. Selecting as shut in a spot as he could find, he built a fire, being careful to avoid unnecessary smoke, and cooked the hare- his matches had been soaked in the river, but he was far too experienced to be without flint and steel. - "The Triumph of Hilary Blachland", Bertram Mitford.
  3. If the hare be old, it is useless to attempt to carve it entirely at table, the joints become so stubborn with age; and it is then usual to cut long slices on each side of the back- bone. - "Routledge's Manual of Etiquette", George Routledge.