Origin of goshawk
Examples from the Web for goshawk
Farina modestly stood aside, and allowed the Goshawk to confront his prisoner.The Short Works of George Meredith|George Meredith
The sparrow-hawk is hooded, while the goshawk is not, being of a less excitable nature.Jungle Folk|Douglas Dewar
But a goshawk can only be hacked to the fist if she or he is the only one out.
Thus it is wrong to call the claws of a short-winged hawk talons; and a goshawk or sparrow-hawk does not “mute,” but “slice.”
A record of the year 1374 says, that the manor was held "by the service of carrying a goshawk at coronations."