rabbit warren


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Examples of rabbit warren in a Sentence

The Pentagon is a rabbit warren of corridors. the organization's headquarters is a rabbit warren of small, cramped offices
Recent Examples on the Web Dating back to Byzantine times, the market is a rabbit warren of stalls selling jewellery, silk and traditional copperware and of course carpets. Joanne Shurvell, Forbes, 30 Apr. 2022 Piazza San Marco, or St Mark's Square, is the center; radiating out around it is a rabbit warren of narrow calli (streets), taking you to the Rialto Bridge. Travel + Leisure, 6 July 2021 Moonwater Farm in Compton, meanwhile, boasts a waterfall, a rabbit warren, and a goat pen — perfect for a family fun day. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, 10 May 2021 Today, the site is a rabbit warren of layered conversations and a treasury of practical know-how. Joanna Steinhardt, Wired, 12 Feb. 2021 Also a concern: The 68,000-square-foot store, which takes up a full city block, is a rabbit warren of rooms and corridors. oregonlive, 21 May 2020 Behind the breathtaking and famous facade was a rabbit warren, some might say rat’s nest. Jane Margolies, New York Times, 28 June 2019 The Ghost Ship, a rabbit warren of artists’ living quarters that housed some two dozen people, was crammed with old pianos, tapestries, wooden pallets and motor homes parked on the ground floor, witnesses said. Hailey Branson-potts, latimes.com, 11 June 2019 Now 75, spectral and impish under a shock of white hair, Alexander putters around his rabbit warren-like home, cluttered with boxes and trunks full of memorabilia, the walls plastered with concert fliers, newspaper clippings, and holy pictures. Peter Keough, BostonGlobe.com, 17 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of rabbit warren

1766, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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11 May 2022

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“Rabbit warren.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rabbit%20warren. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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