rabbit warren


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 Somewhere amid the rabbit warren of backstage corridors here, work is underway to give its Lyttelton Theatre a huge restructure for The Effect. Kate Lloyd, Vogue, 18 July 2023 The rabbit warren of hallways and thinly-walled rooms felt insular at that hour, the click of stilettos on laminate less urgent than during the day. Hazlitt, 12 July 2023 Situated in the attic of the rambling 19th-century National Arts Club overlooking Gramercy Park, it’s reached via a rabbit warren of staircases and consists of a single room painted chartreuse yellow. Liam Hess, Vogue, 22 June 2023 Visiting the Fun Shop is a little like walking through a fabulous rabbit warren. Joe Heim, Washington Post, 14 June 2023 Orfield Laboratories is laid out like a rabbit warren: a largely windowless hodgepodge of isolated rooms and passageways of unpredictable sizes and shapes arranged along a meandering path of blind curves. Caity Weaver, New York Times, 23 Nov. 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1766, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of rabbit warren was in 1766

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“Rabbit warren.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rabbit%20warren. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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