hare and hounds definition

  • noun:
    • a-game by which one selection of people actually leaves a trail of report scraps for a pursuing team to follow.
    • a-game played by males and males, two, labeled as hares, having a few minutes' begin, and scattering bits of paper to point their training course, becoming chased by the other people, called the hounds, through a wide circuit.
    • an outdoor game; one set of players (the hares) start-off on an extended run scattering components of paper (the scent) and pursuers (the hounds) you will need to capture all of them before they achieve a designated place

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