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hare US English

A fast-running, long-eared mammal that resembles a large rabbit, having long hind legs and occurring typically in grassland or open woodland

Hare, Sir David US English

(B.1947), English dramatist and director. He is noted for political dramas, such as Plenty (1978), centring around intense, self-destructive characters

sea hare US English

A large sea slug that has a minute internal shell and lateral extensions to the foot. Most species can swim, and many secrete distasteful chemicals to deter predators

Arctic hare US English

A hare whose coat turns white in winter, found in the arctic areas of North America

brown hare US English

A hare found commonly in much of Eurasia

March hare US English

A brown hare in the breeding season, noted for its leaping, boxing, and chasing in circles

Belgian hare US English

A rabbit of a dark red long-eared domestic breed

hare coursing US English

The sport of hunting hares with greyhounds using sight rather than scent

Hare Krishna US English

A member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, a religious sect based mainly in the US and other Western countries. Its devotees typically wear saffron robes, favor celibacy, practice vegetarianism, and chant mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna

hare wallaby US English

A small, agile, fast-moving Australian wallaby with orange rings of fur around the eyes

mountain hare US English

A hare whose coat turns white in winter, found in upland and arctic areas of northern Eurasia. It is the only hare in Ireland

snowshoe hare US English

A North American hare with large hairy hind feet, fairly small ears, and a white winter coat

Hare Krishna New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness

hare's-foot US English

A slender clover which has soft hairs around the flowers

hare's-tail US English

A Mediterranean grass with white silky flowering heads and woolly gray-green leaves, widely grown as an ornamental, used especially when dried

hare and hounds US English

A game in which a group of people (the “hounds”) chases across the countryside another person or group (the “hares”), who leave pieces of paper (the “scent”) behind them

mad as a March hare US English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

harelip US English

Another term for cleft lip.

run with the hare and hunt with the hounds US English

Try to remain on good terms with both sides in a conflict or dispute

harebrained US English

Rash; ill-judged

electric hare in hare US English

A dummy hare propelled around the track in greyhound racing

William Hare in Burke, William US English

(1792–1829), Irish murderer. He was a bodysnatcher operating in Edinburgh with his accomplice William Hare

mad as a March hare in March hare US English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

hare's-tail grass in hare's-tail US English

A Mediterranean grass with white silky flowering heads and woolly gray-green leaves, widely grown as an ornamental, used especially when dried

hare's-foot clover in hare's-foot US English

A slender clover which has soft hairs around the flowers

as mad as a March hare in March hare US English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

run with the hare and hunt with the hounds in hare US English

Try to remain on good terms with both sides in a conflict or dispute


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