electric hare


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electric hare

n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) (in greyhound racing) a model of a hare, mounted on an electrified rail, which the dogs chase
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No one will take drugs because of the effect that they can have on the skin, and the problem of people being indolent in front of television screens will disappear when the authorities realise that they can keep people fit and entertained by towing massive mirrors around parks, which the populace as a whole will follow like greyhounds chasing the electric hare.
From deep in his own half, Arca's left-foot belted a long ball down the inside-right channel, and Bellion, who had been allowed just one sighter in firsthalf injury-time, was away like an electric hare.
She then came third in her second race, but finished last in her next two outings, before deciding the world had more to offer than the futile chase of an electric hare.