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A classic example of tortoise rather than hare. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A classic example of tortoise rather than hare. Times, Sunday Times (2017)On the stone of the drive outside my window sat a huge brown hare. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can set the hare running on that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You remember the story of the hare and the tortoise? Times, Sunday Times (2006)We run with the hare and hunt with the hounds. Christianity Today (2000)The hare and the tortoise spring to mind. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My only tip would be to remember the tortoise and the hare. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The rest included poaching of game birds, hare coursing and badger baiting. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There's no close season for the brown hare. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is the first time protesters have successfully used the Act against a hare hunt. The Sun (2009)The brown hare is the one we find in drier parts, often in the arable landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's a bit like the tortoise and the hare. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But watch out for the man who might play tortoise to the hare that is Hales. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I could kick with either foot and run like a hare. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)The brown hare is larger than the mountain hare, and opinions divide as to which is the best. Food Watch (1994)Presumably their mother had pulled the fur from her own coat to keep them warm, but was she a rabbit or a hare? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Scots mountain hare is smaller than its lowland cousin and it's not often cooked commercially. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My wife is not here today and the reason she is not here today is because I detest hare coursing. The Sun (2013)They are also found in much of Ireland, where the brown hare is hardly known. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Britain's only indigenous hare, the animals grow a white coat in winter to improve their camouflage in the snow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: hare /hɛə/ NOUN
A hare is an animal like a large rabbit, but with longer ears and legs.
- American English: hare
- Arabic: أَرْنَبٌ بَرِّيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: lebre
- Chinese: 野兔
- Croatian: zec
- Czech: zajíc
- Danish: hare
- Dutch: haas
- European Spanish: liebre
- Finnish: jänis
- French: lièvre
- German: Hase
- Greek: λαγός
- Italian: lepre
- Japanese: 野ウサギ
- Korean: 산토끼
- Norwegian: hare
- Polish: zając
- European Portuguese: lebre
- Romanian: iepure de câmp
- Russian: заяц
- Spanish: liebre
- Swedish: hare
- Thai: กระต่ายป่า
- Turkish: yabani tavşan
- Ukrainian: заєць
- Vietnamese: thỏ rừng
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