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ha-ha

A barrier in the form of a trench; usually used to prevent livestock from crossing; a sunken fence.
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Ha-ha walls are built in ditches so they keep out livestock but don't ruin the view.
Dorothy McMillan has recently suggested that the ha-ha not only has figurative significance for Maria and her relationships but that it also tells us something about the positioning of Fanny within the Bertram household.
Seventeen youngsters on a community programme were clearing earth and undergrowth from around the ha-ha, which had suffered 100 years of neglect.
So come along and see me riding in the TT race Ha Ha-Ha. Ha-ha aha ha ha ha.
First person orders up a cocktail--a Big Nowhere--at which point second person says, "Ha-ha, I was just kidding." End of script.