Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In falconry. See hawk.

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  • noun falconry A trained and seasoned hawk flown with young birds to teach them to take the quarry.

Etymologies

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From make (“companion, peer”) +‎ hawk.

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  • Is this a scarecrow compound? It could be (a thing that) MAKES HAWKS. Or it could be a HAWK that MAKES new useful hawk soldiers for the falconers. OED this when I get home for sure.

    September 5, 2014