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mare noun definition in Farm animals topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

mare

 noun: Farm animals topic
1 a female horse or donkey2 (British English) (informal) = nightmare2 The journey home was a bit of a mare as all of the trains were delayed. I had a complete mare booking tickets for the concert.1 a discovery that seems interesting but is found to have no value2 a very complicated situation This area of the law is a veritable mare’s nest.