He eventually brings his wife and children over, and later he manages a hen and rabbit farm.
Dingoes make their homes in hollowed out logs, dens, or rabbit holes.
He wanted to get rid of that rabbit, but the kids wanted it, so it stayed.
There were some $7 million in rabbit meat sales in 2000, according to the USDA, compared to $41 billion for cattle.
From their new book, Spousonomics, three lessons in how to make every year the Year of the rabbit.
Then, all of a sudden, in came swimming the alligator, right toward the rabbit.
Neither has there ever been a rabbit who cared because he had no tail.
Not long after, the rabbit heard a loud groaning and crying as of some person in great pain.
The tiger thought that he had been very lucky to hire the rabbit.
"Well, young man, you ought to be pretty grateful for this," Mr. rabbit said.
late 14c., "young of the coney," from French dialect (cf. Walloon robète), diminutive of Flemish or Middle Dutch robbe "rabbit," of unknown origin. "A Germanic noun with a French suffix" [Liberman]. The adult was a coney (q.v.) until 18c.
Zoologically speaking, there are no native rabbits in the United States; they are all hares. But the early colonists, for some unknown reason, dropped the word hare out of their vocabulary, and it is rarely heard in American speech to this day. When it appears it is almost always applied to the so-called Belgian hare, which, curiously enough, is not a hare at all, but a true rabbit. [Mencken, "The American Language"]Rabbit punch "chop on the back of the neck" so called from resemblance to a gamekeeper's method of dispatching an injured rabbit. Pulling rabbits from a hat as a conjurer's trick recorded by 1843. Rabbit's foot "good luck charm" first attested 1879, in U.S. Southern black culture. Earlier references are to its use as a tool to apply cosmetic powders.
[N]ear one of them was the dressing-room of the principal danseuse of the establishment, who was at the time of the rising of the curtain consulting a mirror in regard to the effect produced by the application of a rouge-laden rabbit's foot to her cheeks, and whose toilet we must remark, passim, was not entirely completed. ["New York Musical Review and Gazette," Nov. 29, 1856]Rabbit ears "dipole television antenna" is from 1950. Grose's 1788 "Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" has "RABBIT CATCHER. A midwife."
To run away fast; escape in a hurry; lam: The man who had rabbited was later identified (1887+)