- a nestling, usually a hawk.
- Falconry. a young falcon or hawk taken from the nest for training.
Origin of eyas
Examples from the Web for eyas
Historical Examples of eyas
Are we to suppose the following lines of Plautus to have been delivered by an "eyas?"The Fairy Mythology
The old pointer is summoned; "The Princess," an eyas falcon in the second plumage, is hooded; and the walk is commenced.
Such is a sketch of the training in modern times of the eyas or young bird.
For my part, I will say freely, that I was wrong from beginning to end, except about the washing of the eyas's meat.The Abbot
Sir Walter Scott
- a nestling hawk or falcon, esp one reared for training in falconry