Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See lanneret.

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  • If it were to go a-hawking or a-hunting, the ladies mounted upon dainty well-paced nags, seated in a stately palfrey saddle, carried on their lovely fists, miniardly begloved every one of them, either a sparrowhawk or a laneret or a marlin, and the young gallants carried the other kinds of hawks.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • If it were to go a hawking, or a hunting, the ladies mounted upon dainty well-paced nags, seated in a stately palfrey saddle, carried on their lovely fists either a sparhawk, or a laneret, or a marlin, and the young gallants carried the other kinds of hawks.

    Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 1, March 1906

  • "Is your breviary needful when you go forth to practise a laneret?"

    Rob of the bowl : a legend of St. Inigoe's,

  • p [ro] chyn auenpart ascun _hawke_ de le brode dengl 'appell vne _nyesse_, _goshawke_, _lan_, ou _laneret_ sur sa mayn, sur peyn de forfaiture son _hawke_, et que null enchasse ascun hawke hors de c [ou] uerte sur peyne de forfaiture x li. lun moyte al roy et lauter a celuy que voet sur.'

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

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