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The female of the horse and other equine quadrupeds.

Origin: oe. Mere, as. Mere, myre, fem of as. Mearh horse, akin to D. Merrie mare, g. Mahre, OHG. Marah horse, meriha mare, Icel. Marr horse, OCelt. Marka (Pausan. 19, 19,4), ir. Marc, W. March. Cf. Marshal.

(Science: medicine) Sighing, suffocative panting, intercepted utterance, with a sense of pressure across the chest, occurring during sleep; the incubus; obsolete, except in the compound nightmare. I will ride thee o' nights like the mare. (Shak)

Origin: as. Mara incubus; akin to OHG. & Icel. Mara; cf. Pol. Mora, Bohem. Mra.

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Re: Meiosis of a Mule (horse + donkey)

... produce a mule, it produces a hinny. If you want a mule or a mollie you cross a donkey + horse. Or if you prefer to look at it this way: Jack + Mare = Mule or Mollie Stallion + Jennet = Hinny Mules and Hinny stallions are always sterile Mollies and Hinny mares are sterile more often than not, ...

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by Ocotillo50
Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:26 pm
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frumos la iasi. pt mine are si o mare valoare sentimentala. la faza cu message short.. dai si tu vreo cateva spatii si merge.. daca mai e ceva de vb in romana da pe private k nu le place la astia knd lumea vorbeste in limbi diferite pe forum ...

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by MrMistery
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... objects and rolls freuquently 2) Estrus: Crouch with tail und up in the air. Tail moves from side to side and she will accept the male. Equine: Mare. Reach puberty at 10-24mos of age (generally 18mos) *Polyestrus: Several estrus cycles per year. Their natural breeding season is from May through ...

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Sleep Paralysis

... These usually involve figure/s in the room but maybe just a 'sensed presence' or a seeing/feeling that something is on top of your chest - the 'mare' in nightmare comes from a word which means "one who leaps on, oppresses or crushes" Some links: http://watarts.uwaterloo.ca/~acheyne/S_P.html ...

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by ushishir
Fri Oct 28, 2005 7:29 pm
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