Watership Down

by

Richard Adams

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An honorific suffix used to signify a rabbit’s status as chief or leader.
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Rah Term Timeline in Watership Down

The timeline below shows where the term Rah appears in Watership Down. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 26: Fiver Beyond
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...rabbits with impunity as he puts up a notice board which reads “In memory of Hazel-rah! Ha ha ha ha ha ha!” The man tells Fiver that he is going to... (full context)
Chapter 29: Return and Departure
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...other than a “complete disaster.” The rabbits quarrel amongst themselves for a little bit—some believe “Hazel-rah” is right, while others side with Holly. When it is quiet once again, Hazel says... (full context)
Chapter 50: And Last
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When the little rabbits see Hazel approaching, they leap upon him and nuzzle him, shouting “Hazel-rah!” over and over. One of Fiver’s children speaks up and says a man on a... (full context)