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Origin of falcon
OTHER WORDS FROM falconfal·co·nine [fawl-kuh-nahyn, -nin, fal-, faw-kuh-], /ˈfɔl kəˌnaɪn, -nɪn, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə-/, adjectivefal·co·noid, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for falcon
Nesting falcons can be spotted at the Precipice from mid-April to mid-August.
And that original score that kicks in as a new-age Millennium Falcon swoops into view is sure to get you going.
She went as calm as a hooded falcon after he covered her head with the sheet.
The SpaceX Falcon 9v1.1, all privately funded, all domestically sourced, can carry 28,990 lbs.
But the Falcon is not yet Air Force certified for military and intelligence payloads.
They are the Tarpon, the Falcon, the Sea Fox, and the Octopus.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hurrying on to find it, Taijo discovered a hut beside the path, into which he saw the falcon fly.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
A few miles in advance of the island stands the beautiful Falcon Rock, like a sentinel upon the look-out.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
He sets out, and on his journey finds a lion, a wolf, and a falcon disputing over the carcase of a horse.The Three Days' Tournament|Jessie L. Weston
When Aurelian consulted the god of Palmyra (still in spite of Baltus), the god said that the doves fear the falcon.
Whatever might happen, the god would not be embarrassed; the falcon would be the conqueror, and the doves the conquered.
British Dictionary definitions for falcon
- any of these or related birds, trained to hunt small game
- the female of such a birdCompare tercel Related adjective: falconine