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falcon

a bird of prey. See falco.
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Why," said Alleyne, "a merlin is a bird of the same form as an eagle or a falcon.
Plymdale, a round-eyed sharp little woman, like a tamed falcon.
His only remark, as he donned his armor, while the girl waited without, was that I should now behold the falcon guarding the dove.
The eye of the trained hawk, the glance of the three-mewed falcon, was not brighter than hers.
At the signal, a loud whirr of wings in quick flight was heard and a large Falcon came and settled itself on the window ledge.
asked the Falcon, bending his beak in deep reverence (for it must be known that, after all, the Lovely Maiden with Azure Hair was none other than a very kind Fairy who had lived, for more than a thousand years, in the vicinity of the forest).
The Falcon flew away and after two minutes returned, saying, "I have done what you have commanded.
This site in Hartford is one of only seven places in Connecticut where nesting peregrine falcons can be found today.
Earlier this year, Dassault revealed the number of Falcons operating in China will triple before the end of 2012.
standout, seemed intent on coaching the Falcons varsity team against some of his former teammates.
Burke notes that the reaction of both managers and workers to the enhanced Falcons was overwhelmingly favorable.
This approval made the Falcon 900LX, like other Falcons, both FAA and EASA compliant for operations at London City Airport, one of the most challenging for steep approach.