Synonyms for hare

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When hare soup is made in this last manner, omit using the blood.

Stuff the body of the hare with this force-meat, and sew it up.

The dogs started a hare, and pursued it into a dense thicket.

We were going to seize him, but he broke away and darted like a hare into the shrubs.

May not this hare of the Indian mythology be the moon-dog of some of our own legends?

She had taken up the hare's-foot and was lightly manipulating it.

By-and-by, when the badger got well, he went to see the hare, to have it out with him.

If they are served with hare, the liver is chopped and mixed with the forcemeat.

Pour a little gravy round the hare, and serve the remainder in a tureen.

One day a neighbour's dog started a hare in a meadow where some cows were grazing.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hara "hare," from West Germanic *hasan- (cf. Old Frisian hasa, Middle Dutch haese, Dutch haas, Old High German haso, German Hase), possibly with a sense of "gray" (cf. Old English hasu, Old High German hasan "gray"), from PIE *kas- "gray" (cf. Latin canus "white, gray, gray-haired"). Perhaps cognate with Sanskrit sasah, Afghan soe, Welsh ceinach "hare." Rabbits burrow in the ground; hares do not. Hare-lip is from 1560s.

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