Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that breeds and trains falcons.
  • n. One that hunts with falcons.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who breeds or trains hawks or other birds of prey for taking birds or game.
  • n. One who follows the sport of fowling with hawks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person who breeds or trains hawks for taking birds or game; one who follows the sport of fowling with hawks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A person who breeds and trains hawks for taking game; also, one who follows the sport of fowling with hawks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry

Etymologies

From Old French faulconnier, fauconnier, from faulcon ("falcon"). (Wiktionary)

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