Definitions

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  • n. In falconry, a bird of prey of the buzzard or eagle type, that has long wings and long flight feathers.

Etymologies

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broad +‎ wing

Examples

  • Like Skandranon, he was of the broadwing variety, hawklike rather than falconiform, but he was huskier than Skandranon.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • A broadwing couldn't have pulled this off; nor could a broadwing have used foreclaws as cleverly as she did, snipping the wire net free with special scissors, then cutting the ropes holding Aubri down with a heavy knife she had already used once to good effect.

    The Black Gryphon

  • But as the broadwing pumped frantically to evade her, she shot past him completely, ignoring him!

    The Black Gryphon

  • She looked around for the second 'makaar, " but the broadwing had followed the example of most makaar left to face a gryphon alone, and had fled the scene, his ribbon and his 'life" intact.

    The Black Gryphon

  • All of them listened intently to what the broadwing had to say, necks stretched out, and heads cocked a little to one side.

    The Black Gryphon

  • The broadwing hit the release on the doorway, and rammed it with his shoulder, tumbling through as the panel gave way.

    The Black Gryphon

  • The broadwing grunted a little and flexed his talons, as if he'd like to set them into the hide of a certain commander.

    The Black Gryphon

  • These idiots in Sixth Wing don't know how to train anyone who isn't a musclebound broadwing, that's their problem!

    The Black Gryphon

  • Since he was a broadwing, cupping enough air to stop should not be a problem, but the speed was going to be a critical factor.

    The Black Gryphon

  • The second broadwing had tried to pursue her, but his heavy body was just not capable of keeping up with her.

    The Black Gryphon

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