Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A male falcon, especially a peregrine falcon or goshawk; a tercel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A male hawk or eagle; a tiercelet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The male of the falcon family, or of birds of prey.

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

  • n. male hawk especially male peregrine or gyrfalcon

Etymologies

From tercel. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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