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Kiss the Hare's Foot

(To). To be late or too late for dinner. The hare has run away, and you are only in time to “kiss” the print of his foot. A common proverb.

“You must kiss the hare's foot; post festum venisti.” - Cole: Dictionary.

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