from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of falcon.
  • n. falconry

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Hawking; falconry.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Break out the bucket list: Ancient sports like falconing and mace-swinging are making a comeback around the world.

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  • My father in law works with a guy who comes down to Madison to catch hawks for falconing.

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  • SheikMo: with whom he may have been falconing at the time.

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  • Why else would Bush agree to spend time falconing when a visit to a U.S. aircraft carrier just up the road would have been the right presidential thing to do.

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  • Just casually mention you plan on falconing, and for the first time in years, they'll pay attention to you -- not the Xbox.

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  • If you get around to outfitting that dream Airstream for your falconing?


  • GREG SIMKINS, CONSERVATION MANAGER: This is a Saka (ph) Falcon, which is one of the traditional birds that is used in Arabia for falconing.

    CNN Transcript Oct 14, 2006

  • A simple day spent falconing typically involved the services of twenty-four falconers with an appropriate number of dogs and horses and a dozen attendants, plus guests and so forth.

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  • Arab robes flying and blue eyes rimmed with kohl, she raced camels and horses, went falconing, and even accompanied her lord and master into battle; in quieter moments she served him at meals and washed his feet.

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  • He did not want to get involved with trained sharks or squid wrestling in the LIQUID medium, and feared the Rifleman might be experienced in falconing in DISCONTINUITY, i.e., air.

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