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  • n. Plural form of fawkner.

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Examples

  • Living among the reeves were guildsmen called fawkners, men and women whose work was to care for the eagles.

    Spirit Gate

  • Leaving the eagle for the hall's fawkners, he shouted at some stray lagabout to ring the alert before walking to the marshal's cote, where he was refused entry.

    Spirit Gate

  • Horas searched in his travel pouch for ointment, but the damned fawkners had neglected to replenish his supply.

    Spirit Gate

  • He schall heyr the melodies melodious of the ermony of byrde: he schall se also the yong swannes and signetes folowing ther eyrours, duckes, cootes, herons, and many other fowlys with ther brodys, wyche me semyt better then all the noyse of houndes, and blastes of hornes and other gamys that fawkners or hunters can make, and yf the angler take the fyssche, hardly then ys ther no man meryer then he in his sprites. '

    Introduction to the Compleat Angler

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