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rabbit warren

noun
1.
Origin of rabbit warren
1760-1770
1760-70
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  • In short, to ride across a biscachera would be on a par with passing on horseback through a rabbit warren.

    Gaspar the Gaucho Mayne Reid
  • Not long ago the point in the Lough was a rabbit warren, whence the name.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • The Cat drew on the boots and slung the bag round his neck and set off for a rabbit warren.

    Favorite Fairy Tales Logan Marshall
  • He has been protecting the pigeon boxes from the wind, and after them the rabbit warren.

    True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth
  • Then she became aware that she no longer had the rabbit warren to herself.

  • That of a rabbit warren is cwning-gaer, that is, literally, rabbits' camp.

  • On their way back to the boat they collected a great quantity of eggs, and came upon a rabbit warren.

    Condemned as a Nihilist George Alfred Henty
  • Gradually she realised that she had been living for years in a rabbit warren.

    Regiment of Women Clemence Dane
  • Evidently, Billy Foster had never reached the rabbit warren with the feed.

    Detectives, Inc. William Heyliger
  • As soon as ever we have cleared out this rabbit warren we'll begin our plans.

    Dimbie and I--and Amelia Mabel Barnes-Grundy

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