Mare n. The female of the horse and other equine quadrupeds.
Mare, n. Med. 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.
n 1: female equine animal [syn: female horse]
2: a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the
moon [syn: maria]