eagle

[ ee-guh l ]
/ ˈi gəl /

noun

verb (used with object), ea·gled, ea·gling.

Golf. to make an eagle on (a hole).

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Origin of eagle

1350–1400; Middle English egle < Anglo-French, Old French egle, aigle < Latin aquila, noun use of feminine of aquilus dark-colored
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British Dictionary definitions for eagle

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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