- a state of prime fitness in a hawk.
Origin of yarak
1850–55; perhaps < Persian yārakī strength
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Examples from the Web for yarak
When a hawk is keen, and in hunting condition, she is said to be “in yarak.”
Sparrow-hawks will generally fly, if in yarak, without being entered artificially.
Nothing is more bloodthirsty than a young goshawk in yarak; nor, in proportion to its size, has so much strength in its grasp.