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A young hare, especially one less than a year old.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, diminutive of levere, hare, from Latin lepus, lepor-.]
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(ˈlɛvərɪt; -vrɪt)
(Animals) a young hare, esp one less than one year old
[C15: from Norman French levrete, diminutive of levre, from Latin lepus hare]
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(ˈlɛv ər ɪt)

a young hare.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French, diminutive of levre, Old French lievre < Latin leporem, acc. of lepus hare; see -et]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leveret - a young hare especially one in its first year
hare - swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
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[ˈlevərɪt] Nlebrato m
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njunger Hase, Häschen nt
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These interrogatives were addressed to the footman who had come in to say that the keeper had found one of Dagley's boys with a leveret in his hand just killed.
Brooke, who presently came and said that he would step into the carriage and go with Dorothea as far as Dagley's, to speak about the small delinquent who had been caught with the leveret. Dorothea renewed the subject of the estate as they drove along, but Mr.
"Your little lad Jacob has been caught killing a leveret, Dagley: I have told Johnson to lock him up in the empty stable an hour or two, just to frighten him, you know.
'Do you think it likely?' I ventured to inquire: for Matilda had started off in pursuit of her dog, that was chasing a leveret.
She hates the leveret that runs across the path; she hates everything that is not what she longs for.
Roast partridges, flanked with quails and flanking a larded leveret; boiled fowls; hams, fried and sprinkled with white wine, cardons of Guipuzcoa and la bisque ecrevisses : these, together with soups and hors d'oeuvres , constituted the governor's bill of fare.
Aye, this is indeed a pied merlin, and with a leveret under its claws, as I am a living woman.
He was a key component in the all-conquering 'folk supergroup' Bellowhead, but he has also been part of other acts like Leveret and Jon Boden's Remnant Kings and has also worked with Eliza Carthy, Sam Carter, Fay Hield and Hannah James.
hawker Female hares can produce two to four litters a year and I could not decide in the fading light whether this was a couple of females, or a mother with a mature leveret.
On the folk front, and at the same venue, Sean Lakeman and Kathryn Roberts are also back in March and there are other acts in the folk-field like Fisherman's Friends, Moya Brennan, Police Dog Hogan, Leveret and Beth Nielsen Chapman.
Morris started the year with success in the in the Leveret Trophy at Formby before joining the England team who successfully defended their European Team title.
She sits down to "Supper on a young Leveret, a brace of Partridges, a leash of Pheasants and a Dozen Pigeons" (9).