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 Hare.Harefoot. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hare-brained, or Hair-brained.
 
Mad as a March hare, giddy, foolhardy.   1
       
“Let’s leave this town; for they [the English] are hair-brained slaves,
And hunger will enforce them to be mere eager.”
       
Shakespeare: 1 Henry VI., i. 2.
 


 Hare.Harefoot. 

 
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