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eagle

[ ee-guhl ]
/ ˈi gəl /
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noun
verb (used with object), ea·gled, ea·gling.
Golf. to make an eagle on (a hole).
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Origin of eagle

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English egle, from Anglo-French, Old French egle, aigle, from Latin aquila, noun use of feminine of aquilus “dark-colored”
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eagle
/ (ˈiːɡəl) /

noun
verb
golf to score two strokes under par for a hole

Word Origin for eagle

C14: from Old French aigle, from Old Provençal aigla, from Latin aquila, perhaps from aquilus dark
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