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rabbit

slang To talk. The term comes from rhyming slang in which "rabbit" is short for "rabbit and pork," which rhymes with "talk." Primarily heard in UK. What on earth is she rabbiting on about today? Good luck getting a word in today—Tom and Ted sure can rabbit.
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"We must obey the royal mandate," replied the rabbit. "We are subjects of Ozma of Oz, and we live in her country.
"I'll open the door," said the rabbit. He shut the window and disappeared, but a moment afterward a big door in the wall opened and admitted Dorothy to a small room, which seemed to be a part of the wall and built into it.
Here stood the rabbit she had been talking with, and now that she could see all of him, she gazed at the creature in surprise.
But the rabbit people were, after all, the most amazing things Dorothy saw.
You must become the size of the rabbits, although you may retain your own form."
But the lady rabbits outshone the gentlemen rabbits in splendor, and the cut of their gowns was really wonderful.
As Dorothy was no bigger in size than the grown-up rabbits she had a chance to observe them closely before they noticed her presence.
Hearing this announcement, the throng of rabbits gave place to them on the walks, and as Dorothy passed along they all bowed their heads respectfully.
"When someone impulse purchases a baby rabbit, and that rabbit gets to be a teenager, if it is not spayed or neutered, that is when the destructive behavior and possible aggression starts.
Scotland's animal welfare charity is warning all Scots that a rabbit is for life, not just for Easter.
He was also prosecuted by Rhondda Cynon Taf council for fly-tpping, after leaving a rabbit hutch at the location.
He founded a company dubbed Keith Rabbit Empire founded in 2014 after he bought two rabbits for his son to keep as pets.
This was a time when the rabbit was perhaps at its zenith.
The maggots grow by feeding on the rabbit's flesh and, collectively, they can get through a large area of skin frighteningly quickly.