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rabbit warren

  1. warren.
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Origin of rabbit warren

First recorded in 1760–70
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Historical Examples

  • She drew a rabbit-warren where rabbits were at play in four dimensions.

    The Longest Journey

    E. M. Forster

  • In the Irish language, Cuinicear, pronounced "Keenèkar," is a rabbit-warren.

  • There is a rabbit-warren on the north-east of the island, belonging to the Duke of Argyle.

  • "I've been to see the rabbit-warren at the goat-house up Hook Mountain road," replied Joe.

  • I asked him to allow me to make use of his forge to make a pike, to put round a rabbit-warren, or fish-pond.