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- n. Plural form of faulcon.
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Pheodor Michalouich Troiocouria, who stood hard by the ship, beholding them as they were on the riuer, was shot off all the ordinance of our ship being 15. pieces, viz. 2. faulcons, 2. faulconers, 4. fowlers, 4. fowlers chambers, and 3. other small pieces made for the stroogs to shoote hailestones, and afterwards the great ordinance of the castle was shot off.
Turks vpon the old towers for guard thereof with foure faulcons vpon one of the corners of the city to the land-ward.
Blanck Sablon there be many Isles and good harbours: and on this coast, there are faulcons and haukes, and certaine foules which seeme to be feasants.
In this place we saw foure very faire faulcons; and M. Bruton tooke from one of them his prey, which we iudged by the wings and legs to be a snite, for the head was eaten off.
Then he anchored in a bay, on the weft fide of what he termed St. John Baptift, where the men caught ikate, olaves, pil - chards, and (had; and iaw faulcons, and (hrubs like wild vines.