hare and hounds


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hare and hounds

n.
A game in which one group of players leaves a trail of paper scraps for a pursuing group to follow.

hare and hounds

n
(Games, other than specified) (functioning as singular) a game in which certain players (hares) run across country scattering pieces of paper that the other players (hounds) follow in an attempt to catch the hares

hare′ and hounds′


n.
a game of chase in which one player scatters a trail of paper bits for others to follow.
[1835–45]
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Noun1.hare and hounds - an outdoor game; one group of players (the hares) start off on a long run scattering bits of paper (the scent) and pursuers (the hounds) try to catch them before they reach a designated spot
game - an amusement or pastime; "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"
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