passage hawk


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. passacaglia,
  2. passade,
  3. passado,
  4. passage,
  5. passage grave,
  6. passage to india, a,
  7. passage work,
  8. passageway,
  9. passagework,
  10. passaic

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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