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English Dictionary: Mare by the DICT Development Group
3 results for Mare
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. female equine animal
    Synonym(s): mare, female horse
  2. a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon
    Synonym(s): mare, maria
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mare \Mare\ (m[acir]r), n. [OE. mere, AS. mere, myre, fem of AS.
      mearh horse, akin to D. merrie mare, G. m[84]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[uring]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.
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