Origin of falconer
Examples from the Web for falconer
A falconer on the look-out for rooks will often have to get over a good deal of ground in the day.The Art and Practice of Hawking|Edward B. Michell
Miss Falconer and Charlotte had paid one visit of condolence after the funeral.
And Mr. Paget's aim was to set the constables to work to find the man who must have hurled a sharp stone at Mr. Falconer's head.
She was an old lady—nearly as old as Mrs. Falconer—and wore glasses, but they could not conceal the kindness of her kindly eyes.Robert Falconer|George MacDonald
Mrs. Falconer wondered how it could have happened that she had never read it.Tales And Novels, Volume 7 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
British Dictionary definitions for falconer
Word Origin and History for falconer
late 14c., "one who hunts with falcons" (as a surname from late 12c.), from Old French fauconier (Modern French fauconnier), from faucon (see falcon). Meaning "one who keeps and trains hawks" is from early 15c.