TAKE ROUND 2 OF OUR PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ!
Here is our second set of teacher-selected PSAT vocabulary words. Do you know the meanings of these terms?
Question 1 of 10
Origin of pigeon hawk
An Americanism dating back to 1720–30
Words nearby pigeon hawk
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Example sentences from the Web for pigeon hawk
When you've never seen 'em before, how are you goin' to tell but what they're some kin to an owl, a pigeon-hawk, or a crow?The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine|Frank R. Stockton
Two near relatives, inhabiting both the old and the new worlds, are the pigeon-hawk and sparrow-hawk.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History|Theodore Wood
British Dictionary definitions for pigeon hawk
the North American variety of the merlin
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