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Definition 1: hawks that hunt over meadows and marshes and prey on small terrestrial animals - [noun denoting animal]

(harrier is a kind of ...) diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail

(... is a kind of harrier ) Old World harrier frequenting marshy regions

(... is a kind of harrier ) brownish European harrier

(... is a kind of harrier ) common harrier of North America and Europe; nests in marshes and open land

(... is a member of harrier) a genus of haws comprising the harriers

Definition 2: a hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller; used to hunt rabbits - [noun denoting animal]

(harrier is a kind of ...) any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears

Definition 3: a persistent attacker - [noun denoting person]

Samples where harrier or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the harassers were not members of the regular army

Synonyms for harrier in the sense of this definition

(harrier is a kind of ...) someone who attacks

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