1 definition by Brian McFarlan

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Describes the act of a person or animal being frozen in terror, e.g. a deer caught in the headlights.

Perhaps originally found in Richard Adams's novel 'Watership Down,' the term was also adopted by Stephen King for use in his novel 'The Stand.'
Michael stood tharn while the grizzly bear bore down on him.
by Brian McFarlan March 31, 2007

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