hare and hounds

noun

Definition of hare and hounds

: a game in which some of the players leave a trail and others try to follow the trail to find and catch them

First Known Use of hare and hounds

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Hare and hounds.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hare%20and%20hounds. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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