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 for As mad as a March Hare
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  March \March\ (m[aum]rch), n. [L. Martius mensis Mars'month fr.
     Martius belonging to Mars, the god of war: cf. F. mars. Cf.
     The third month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
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           The stormy March is come at last,
           With wind, and cloud, and changing skies. --Bryant.
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     As mad as a March Hare, an old English Saying derived from
        the fact that March is the rutting time of hares, when
        they are excitable and violent. --Wright.
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