Definitions

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  • n. A metal ring bearing the owner's name or coat of arms, attached to a hawk's jesses. Used for identifying birds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In falconry, one of the rings secured to the ends of the jesses.

Etymologies

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French or Vulgar Latin derivation of Latin vertibulum "joint."

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