passage hawk


noun

a young hawk during its first migration.
Falconry. a hawk captured during its migration.

Origin of passage hawk

First recorded in 1820–30
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British Dictionary definitions for passage hawk

passage hawk

passager hawk

/ (ˈpæsɪdʒə) /

noun

a young hawk or falcon caught while on migrationCompare eyas, haggard 1 (def. 4)
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