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  • v. To turn in flight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To turn in flight; -- said of a hawk.
  • n. The turn of a hawk upon the wing to recover herself, when she misses her aim in the stoop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See canceleer.


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  • But were my lady willing to ride a mile or so farther to the Red Pool, I could show you a long - shanked fellow who would make your hawks cancelier till their brains were giddy. "

    The Betrothed


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