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my surname is Hare, is it Irish or English or?...

See Hare. Damn, no article. Mglovesfun (talk) 20:39, 13 December 2009 (UTC)
Sure it is English. Means one of your ancestors was a hare. --Vahagn Petrosyan 21:15, 13 December 2009 (UTC)

About the obsolete sense of hare.Edit

Samuel Johnson writes "To HARE. v. n. [harier, French.] To fright; to hurry with terrour. To hare and rate them, is not to teach but vex them. Locke. " Is it the same definition presented under the obsolete sense? Can I add this as suitable quote? L.T.G (talk) 11:32, 21 August 2017 (UTC)

Yes, please. (If possible, cite the original Locke text and not the other dictionary.) Equinox 11:42, 21 August 2017 (UTC)
  Done Equinox 06:56, 22 August 2017 (UTC)
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