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- n. Plural form of eyass.
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Indeed, he added, the mother of the three eyasses looked so much like Pale Male that, initially, he confused the two birds.
These are the "troops of children, little eyasses" alluded to by Shakespeare in "Hamlet."
Clara the peregrine falcon, who has nested on an 18th-floor ledge since 2007, and her current paramour, Esteban Colbert, have just become parents to three (and maybe four by now) little eyasses, as they're called.
He’d already posted photos of the eyasses, the term for baby hawks, on his website, and he excitedly told me he was confident that the red-tail female that had produced the babies was the “daughter” of Pale Male, who, along with Lola and previous mates, has produced some 23 offspring in the 17 years that he has made New York his home.
"Faith," chuckled Barlowe, "here be some little eyasses practising a fantasy for the Queen's pleasure.
_Woman is a Weathercock_, and _Amends for Ladies_ (invective and palinode), by Nathaniel Field (first one of the little eyasses who competed with regular actors, and then himself an actor and playwright); Green's "_Tu