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hoofed, herbivorous mammal of the genus Equus, closely related to the horse. It is distinguished from the horse by its small size, large head, long ears, and small hooves. There are three living species: Equus hemonius, the Asian wild ass; E.
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jackass

1. a male donkey
2. laughing jackass another name for kookaburra
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Is it just the novelty of seeing an old wrinkly face among all those spotty young ones all trying for their fifteen minutes of fame by performing wacky and jack-ass stunts?
For 'about five years' before the date of the licence, we are told, that is from about 1693, Yorick had ridden 'a lean sorry jack-ass of a horse', the last of a succession of horses that had been ruined by villagers over-taxing them in hastening to call the nearest midwife from some seven miles' distance.