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Definition of Harelike
1. resembling a hare (a long-eared mammal) [adj]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harelike
|hare and hounds|
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Literary usage of Harelike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Autobiography of a Journalist by William James Stillman (1901)
"... to Mostar we had the scowling faces of the native Mussulmans bent on us as we passed, and the few Christians we saw wore an air of harelike timidity. ..."
2. Modern English Prose by George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster (1908)
"Or if, like the few wild animals there — puma, huanaco, and harelike dolichotis, or Darwin's rhea and the crested tinamou among the birds — I had been able ..."
3. The Principles of surgery by James Miller (1852)
"... he got a glimpse of what was doing ; and, harelike, he was off and away with a bound. I thought we should see no more of him ; yet angry with his ..."
4. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"Less typical and carnivorous are the rabbit bandicoots, which, although very long- eared, owe their name more to their harelike manners, food, and taste, ..."
5. A Treatise on Theism, and on the Modern Skeptical Theories by Francis Wharton (1859)
"... that he sees watching among the reeds for fish and frogs, just as he reaches the water, and the little harelike rodent, without a tail, that he startles ..."