or os·trin·ger

[ aw-strin-jer ]

nounFalconry: Obsolete.
  1. a person who trains and flies short-winged hawks, as the goshawk.

Origin of austringer

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English ostringer, alteration, with intrusive n, as in passenger, of Middle French ostricier, derivative of ostour “hawk,” from Medieval Latin auceptor, Latin acceptor, alteration of accipiter “hawk”
  • Also as·trin·ger [as-trin-jer] /ˈæs trɪn dʒər/ .

Words Nearby austringer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023