Nothing but long level stretches so bleak, so barren, that a jackrabbit could not have hidden his gaunt, gray body.
Only a greyhound or other long-legged dog can beat a jackrabbit running.
He wears a yellow buckskin kilt, a jackrabbit skin cap with down attached, and sage wristlets.
The jackrabbit was a pest, but the cottontail was worth getting.
We started early, having forty miles to make that day to reach Conejos (jackrabbit) the first government station on the route.
There are seventeen miles of workings down here in the jackrabbit, let alone the Mal Pais.
This man I'm talking to has no more authority than a jackrabbit, and he knows it.
The best of feeling did not exist between the owners of the jackrabbit and those of the Mal Pais.
jackrabbit drew himself up quickly, but he was furious at interference from a source where it was wholly unexpected.
Far away could be heard the faltering cry of a coyote, bewailing a jackrabbit which he had not caught.
1863, American English, shortening of jackass-rabbit (1851), so called for its long ears. Proverbial for bursts of speed (up to 45 mph).