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1.A gregarious burrowing plant-eating mammal, with long ears, long hind legs, and a short tail.
‘Foxes, rabbits , harvest mice, house mice, dormice, shrews, weasels, and voles all depend on the hedgerows as a place to breed, hunt or shelter.'
‘Most of the animals that participate in the program are dogs and cats - the occasional rabbit and guinea pig are introduced from time to time.'
‘Appearances were put in by eastern chipmunks, gray squirrels, a rabbit and our new resident woodchuck.'
‘The next day she found the white rabbit still had no food or water.'
‘The large, ever growing incisors in both rabbits and rodents do not undergo functional replacement.'
2.The flesh of the rabbit as food.
‘chunks of rabbit and chicken'
‘ rabbit pies'
‘From every kitchen in the village arose the most delicious aromas: apple pies, rabbit and chicken pies, fairy cakes, pancakes.'
‘I scoffed everything my mother put in front of me - plate-sized Yorkshire puddings, meat and potato pie, rabbit and dumplings, the lot.'
‘The document reveals that the bishop's menu would have included a range of meats, from mutton and beef to veal, geese, rabbit , duck and lamb.'
3.The fur of the rabbit.
‘There were platform shoes, rabbit coats, sausage curls and blue eye shadow - and the women weren't a pretty sight either.'
‘Typical usage is a simple trim on a hood or wrap scarf and the fur might just as easily be rabbit as mink.'
5.A poor performer in a sport or game, in particular (in cricket) a poor batsman.
‘he was a total rabbit with the bat'
‘Elsewhere both the English and Indian rabbits failed miserably in their quest for world domination.'
6.A runner who acts as pacesetter in the first laps of a race.
‘we had quite a heated rabbit about it'
‘locate the area where you can go rabbiting '
‘I wanted to go out rabbiting with Oscar, but you've been gone ages and now he's gone to sleep.'
‘It does, however, need plenty of exercise and will enjoy a days rabbiting , should the opportunity arise.'
‘Hunting with dogs would ban a number of less well-known bloodsports, like hare coursing, mink hunting, rabbiting with terriers.'
‘Their excuse, said Mr Evans, was that they were visiting Cumbria for rabbiting and ferreting - an implausible explanation at a time when people were not allowed on to farmland because of the foot-and-mouth epidemic.'
3.Talk at length, especially about trivial matters.
‘stop rabbiting on, will you, and go to bed!'
‘Our mate Robbo came over here for a few weeks last year and when he got back he couldn't stop rabbiting on about the place.'
‘She was in the kitchen when I arrived, simultaneously rabbiting into a mobile phone while watching a soap opera on television.'
‘While he was rabbiting on about how we would jump off the cliffs at Barnageeragh, I slipped quietly away.'
‘He answered the shop phone and an executive-type started rabbiting on about buying a laptop computer.'
4.Move quickly; run away.
‘he rabbited as soon as he saw us coming'
‘Frank, why did you rabbit ?'
‘What had sent James rabbiting off to Bedfordshire when Mr. Turnbull was supposed to have gone?'
‘I spotted him, and he rabbited and abandoned the car.'
‘A rushing in the bushes to her left let her know the Doolittle boys had rabbited .'