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hare and hounds

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a game played by men and boys, two, called hares, having a few minutes' start, and scattering bits of paper to indicate their course, being chased by the others, called the hounds, through a wide circuit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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

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