Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several birds of prey including the red kite, buzzard or marsh harrier
  • n. The futtock

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The European kite.
  • n. The buzzard.
  • n. The marsh harrier.
  • n. See futtock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of hawk.

Etymologies

Origin uncertain; perhaps representing an unattested Old English *putta ("hawk"). (Wiktionary)

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