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mare


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mare  \Mare\  (m[^a]r),  n.  [OE.  mere,  AS  mere,  myre,  fem  of  AS 
  mearh  horse,  akin  to  D.  merrie  mare,  G.  m["a]hre,  OHG.  marah 
  horse,  meriha  mare,  Icel.  marr  horse,  OCelt.  marka  (Pausan. 
  19,  19,4),  Ir  marc,  W.  march.  Cf  {Marshal}.] 
  The  female  of  the  horse  and  other  equine  quadrupeds. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mare  \Mare\,  n.  [AS.  mara  incubus;  akin  to  OHG.  &  Icel.  mara; 
  cf  Pol.  mora,  Bohem.  m[*u]ra.]  (Med.) 
  Sighing,  suffocative  panting,  intercepted  utterance,  with  a 
  sense  of  pressure  across  the  chest,  occurring  during  sleep; 
  the  incubus;  --  obsolete,  except  in  the  compound  nightmare. 
 
  I  will  ride  thee  o'  nights  like  the  mare.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mare 
  n  1:  female  equine  animal  [syn:  {female  horse}] 
  2:  a  dark  region  of  considerable  extent  on  the  surface  of  the 
  moon  [syn:  {maria}] 




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