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- noun In falconry, one of the rings secured to the ends of the jesses.
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- noun falconry, heraldry A metal
ringbearing the owner's name or coat of arms, attached to a hawk's jesses. Used for identifying birds.
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I live for the next book. thanks darla varvel firstname.lastname@example.org
A silver ring, or varvel, was fitted to one leg, and on it was engraved the name of her favourite, copied from some old tale, "Fairbourne," with the legend attached, "I live in my lady's grace."