from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The male of the falcon family, or of birds of prey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A male hawk or eagle; a tiercelet.

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  • noun A male falcon, especially a peregrine falcon or goshawk; a tercel.

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  • noun male hawk especially male peregrine or gyrfalcon


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From tercel.


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