March hare


March hare
March hare NOUN informal a brown hare in the breeding season, noted for its leaping, boxing, and chasing in circles.

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  • March hare — noun A hare gambolling in the breeding season, proverbially mad because of its antics • • • Main Entry: ↑March * * * n. informal a brown hare in the breeding season, noted for its leaping, boxing, and chasing in circles mad as a March hare …   Useful english dictionary

  • March hare — n. a hare in breeding time, proverbially regarded as an example of madness * * * …   Universalium

  • March Hare — March Hare, the a character in the book Alice s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) by Lewis Carroll. He is a crazy ↑hare who talks nonsense. →↑alice In wonderland …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • March hare — n. a hare in breeding time, proverbially regarded as an example of madness …   English World dictionary

  • March Hare — This article is about the fictional character. For other uses, see March Hare (disambiguation). March Hare Alice character The March Hare. Illustration by John Tenniel …   Wikipedia

  • March hare — noun informal a brown hare in the breeding season, noted for its leaping, boxing, and chasing in circles …   English new terms dictionary

  • March hare — noun An allusion to the excited behaviour of hares during the rutting season (which extends beyond March) …   Wiktionary

  • March Hare (festival) — This article is about the festival. For the fictional character from Louis Carroll s Alice in Wonderland see March Hare. The March Hare is Atlantic Canada s largest poetry festival.[1] It started in 1987 or 1988 as an unpretentious evening of… …   Wikipedia

  • March Hare (disambiguation) — The March Hare is a famous character that appears in Lewis Carroll s Alice s Adventures in Wonderland. March Hare may also refer to: March Hare (festival), a poetry festival named after the character in Carroll s book Mad as a March hare, a… …   Wikipedia

  • As mad as a March Hare — March March (m[aum]rch), n. [L. Martius mensis Mars month fr. Martius belonging to Mars, the god of war: cf. F. mars. Cf. {Martial}.] The third month of the year, containing thirty one days. [1913 Webster] The stormy March is come at last, With… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English