To dare larks
Dare Dare, v. t. To terrify; to daunt. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

For I have done those follies, those mad mischiefs, Would dare a woman. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

{To dare larks}, to catch them by producing terror through to use of mirrors, scarlet cloth, a hawk, etc., so that they lie still till a net is thrown over them. --Nares. [1913 Webster]


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