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Hare-brained

or Hair-brained. Mad as a March hare, giddy, foolhardy.

Let's leave this town; for they [the English] are hair-brained slaves,
And hunger will enforce them to be more eager.

Shakespeare: 1 Henry VI., i. 2.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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