mare

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɛər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/mɛr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mâr; Astron. märā, mârē)


Inflections of 'mare' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": maria
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mare

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [white, gray, brown] mare
  2. a [five] -year-old mare
  3. a [breeding, reproductive] mare
  4. the mare [kicked, dragged, raised] her hoof
  5. the stallion [mounted, covered] the mare
  6. mares [protecting, feeding, helping] their foals
  7. a mare with her foals
  8. astronomy: observed a moon mare through the telescope
  9. astronomy: the maria are located on the [far, opposite] side
  10. UK, slang: the [journey, trip, exam] was a complete mare!
  11. UK, slang: she's a [crazy, mad, feisty] mare!
  12. UK, slang: had an absolute mare in [defense, goal, attack]
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