"What did you expect—it is the twentieth century," Miss falconer retorted, putting aside her knitting as the tea things arrived.
There was neither hawk nor hound nor hut nor castle nor groom nor falconer.
The house of falconer, like the house of Seton in old days, was of prompt ire, and its sole daughter did it no discredit.
"Yes—I had just the one child," said Mrs. falconer dreamily.
He was going to congratulate Mr. falconer on his good fortune in winning the woman he himself loved.
Please give falconer my cordial thanks for his interest about me.
But falconer could be indifferent to much dislike, and therein I know some men that envy him.
"Why, poor M. Fouquet," continued the falconer, in a low voice.
Almost as if he had heard her, falconer's lips quivered, and he murmured something.
Lady falconer held her muff between her and the blaze, and her face was in shadow.
late 14c., "one who hunts with falcons" (as a surname from late 12c.), from Old French fauconier (Modern French fauconnier), from faucon (see falcon). Meaning "one who keeps and trains hawks" is from early 15c.