Origin of falconer
Related Words for falconerhawker, deerstalker, huntsman, sportsman, trapper, fisherman, stalker, chaser, huntress, pursuer, pursuant
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Historical Examples of falconer
Mrs. Falconer took a fancy to it, among a number of others, so I let her have it.
Mr. Dean, you have never yet done me the honour to introduce me to Mrs. Falconer.
There were no other guests, except a young lady, companion to Mrs. Falconer.
Colonel Falconer was sent home to be tried by a court-martial.
It appeared now as if the Falconer family were doomed to be his ruin.
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.