Falcon

Definition of Falcon

Fal´con
n.1.(Zool.) One of a family (Falconidæ) of raptorial birds, characterized by a short, hooked beak, strong claws, and powerful flight.
In the language of falconry, the female peregrine (Falco peregrinus) is exclusively called the falcon.
- Yarrell.
2.(Gun.) An ancient form of cannon.
Chanting falcon
(Zool.) See under Chanting.

Related Words

falconer, falconry, hawker, hunt, hunt down, run, track down
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