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In the beautiful hill town, Paul succumbs to Brunello, savory mushrooms and wild boar with fennel.
A wild boar charged at children at a playground in Vienna, then hid in shrubbery next to an apartment house before being shot by police.
The otters, badgers, boars and other woodland creatures stand in for the children, asking Hare Clausewitz to back up and explain one of his concepts.
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Origin and Etymology of boar
Middle English bor, from Old English bār; akin to Old High German & Old Saxon bēr boar
First Known Use: before 12th century
BOAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boar for English Language Learners
: a male pig
: a wild pig
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