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a hare during its breeding season in March, noted for its wild and excitable behaviour (esp in the phrase mad as a March hare)
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Words nearby March hare
Marches, marchesa, marchese, Marcheshvan, March fly, March hare, marching girl, marching orders, marching orders, get one's, marchioness, marchland
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How to use March hare in a sentence
The bank had a hundred dollars less to the credit of the March Hare than the books said it should have.
Older persons who had no children turned in applications for the March Hare.
He is mad as a March-hare himself, by all accounts; but everybody likes him.Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore
The Oracle and the over-production men will totally supplant the March-hare.Rural Rides|William Cobbett
We gave her a dinner yesterday at the March Hare by way of farewell.Lady Baltimore|Owen Wister