From (etyl) rabet, from (etyl) dialect (compare (etyl) dialect rabbotte, . More at (l).
A mammal of the family Leporidae , with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail.
*:Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
The fur of a rabbit typically used to imitate another animal's fur.
A runner in a distance race whose goal is mainly to set the pace, either to tire a specific rival so that a teammate can win or to help another break a record; a pacesetter.
(lb) A very poor batsman; selected as a bowler or wicket-keeper.
(lb) A large element at the beginning of a list of items to be bubble sorted, and thus tending to be quickly swapped into its correct position. Compare turtle.
* bunny (hypocoristic'', ''colloquial'', ''pet name )
* bunny rabbit (hypocoristic'', ''colloquial'', ''pet name )
* coney, cony (dialect )
* breed like rabbits
* bunny rabbit
* fuck like rabbits
* kill the rabbit
* pull a rabbit out of the hat
* rabbit's foot
* the rabbit died
* Welsh rabbit
To hunt rabbits.
(US) To flee.
- ''The informant seemed skittish, as if he was about to rabbit .
* (to flee): run off, scamper, bolt
From Cockney rhyming slang rabbit and pork , to talk.
(British) To talk incessantly and in a childish manner; to babble annoyingly.
- Stop your infernal rabbiting ! Use proper words or nobody will listen to you!
- Commonly used in the form "to rabbit on"
* (to talk incessantly and childishly): babble, blather, prattle, ,
* chew the fat
* chew the cud (British)
* shoot the breeze (US)