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Hark Back (To)

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To return to the subject. “Revenons à nos moutons” (q.v.). A call to the dogs in fox-hunting, when they have overrun the scent, “Hark [dogs] come back”; so “Hark forʹards!” “Hark away!” etc.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hare
Hare-brained, or Hair-brained
Harefoot
Hare-lip
Hare-stone = Hour-stone
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Harm
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Harness Cask
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