noun, plural hares, (especially collectively) hare.
verb (used without object), hared, har·ing.
- hardy ageratum,
- hardy, thomas,
- hardy-rand-ritter test,
- hardy-weinberg law,
- hare and hounds,
- hare krishna,
- hare krishnas,
- hare's-foot fern
Origin of hare
Examples from the Web for hare
The Krishna Movement stresses continual silent chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra in order to keep the mind focused on God.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pheasant calls for Pommard, while songbirds and hare lend themselves to aged Bordeaux or a light Gevrey.
Her support for the Countryside Alliance did see her plead guilty to attending a hare coursing event in 2007.The Week in Death: Clarissa Dickson Wright, One of ‘Two Fat Ladies’|The Telegraph|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the hare finds a solution with the perfect Christmas gift.
There was a line that really jumped out at me in The Hare With the Amber Eyes.The Writer and the Potter: Edmund De Waal on his New York Debut|Iain Millar|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One day the hare said that he would like to have a spear, so the boy went with him to a blacksmith and got a spear made.Folklore of the Santal Parganas|Cecil Henry Bompas
In the heat of midday Hare yielded to its influence and reined in his horse under a slate-bank where there was shade.The Heritage of the Desert|Zane Grey
An Eagle sat on a lofty rock, watching the movements of a Hare, whom he sought to make his prey.Aesop's Fables|Aesop
They have no more sympathy for them than a hound has for a hare, or a hawk for a hen, or a tiger for a calf.New Tabernacle Sermons|Thomas De Witt Talmage
The Hare and Squirrel occur together on a sign at Nuneaton; what the combination means it is difficult to surmise.The History of Signboards|Jacob Larwood
noun plural hares or hare
Word Origin for hare
Word Origin for Hare
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.
þou hast a crokyd tunge heldyng wyth hownd and wyth hare. ["Jacob's Well," c.1440]
see mad as a hatter (March hare); run with (the hare).