Definition of Rabbit burrow

1. Noun. A hole in the ground as a nest made by wild rabbits.

Exact synonyms: Rabbit Hole
Generic synonyms: Hole, Hollow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rabbit Burrow

rabbins
rabbis
rabbit
rabbit's-foot fern
rabbit's foot
rabbit-eared
rabbit-eared bandicoot
rabbit-eye blueberry
rabbit-foot
rabbit-proof
rabbit-weed
rabbit bandicoot
rabbit board
rabbit boards
rabbit brush
rabbit burrow (current term)
rabbit bush
rabbit ear
rabbit ear mite
rabbit ear mites
rabbit ears
rabbit fever
rabbit fibroma
rabbit fibroma virus
rabbit food
rabbit foot
rabbit haemorrhagic disease
rabbit hole
rabbit holes
rabbit hutch

Literary usage of Rabbit burrow

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1. English Hunger and Industrial Disorders: A Study of Social Conflict During by Walter James Shelton (1922)
"... BY THE RABBIT-BURROW (ON YELL'HAM HILL) IN my loamy nook As I dig my hole I observe men look At a stone, and sigh As they pass it by To some far goal. ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"Massinger, Parl. of Love, ii. 2 (Leonora) ; Dekker, Honest Wh., Pt. II, iv. 1 (Matheo). See clack-dish. clapper, a rabbit-burrow. Tusser, Husbandry, ยง 36. ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"A rabbit burrow is the hole which the animal digs for its own protection. ... the fortress of a coney or rabbit, a rabbit burrow. ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"A rabbit burrow is the hole which the animal digs for its own protection. ... e fortress of a coney or rabbit, a rabbit burrow. Burse. ..."

5. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1859)
"protect, shelter, fortify, save. A rabbit burrow is the hole which the animal digs for its own protection. So in W. caer is a castle or fortress, ..."

6. A History of British Birds by William YARRELL, Howard Saunders, Alfred Newton (1874)
"When the nest is in a rabbit-burrow it is not unfrequently visible from the exterior, but when under a stone it is often placed a long way from the entrance ..."

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