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- v. To turn in flight.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The turn of a hawk upon the wing to recover herself, when she misses her aim in the stoop.
- intransitive v. To turn in flight; -- said of a hawk.
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. "