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Harrier

a medium-sized, muscular, shorthaired dog with straight legs, level back and square chest. It is a scent hound and is said to be a small replica of the English Foxhound.

harrier

substantive name of hawk-like bird, called also Circus spp.
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AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom 1-VI Lon Nordeen.
Harriers packed four scorers inside the top six to secure an emphatic victory over nearest rivals Lincoln Wellington with Sale Harriers in third.
I well remember as a young lad travelling round on those coaches with my father who was now team managing for Sparkhill Harriers.
MOST Examiner readers will be aware of Huddersfield's two oldest existing athletics clubs, namely Longwood Harriers, (founded 1888), and Holmfirth Harriers, (founded 1907).
Steve Lowe, head of conservation at Northumberland Wildlife Trust, said: "Hen harriers not breeding is a worrying indicator of the current state of nature.
Two goals from Michael Gash put the seal on a comfortable success to keep Harriers close on the heels of leaders Mans-field Town.
bar] The number of breeding pairs of hen harriers reached 57 last year
The decision to scrap the aircraft was made as part of the coalition's Strategic Defence and Security Review, which claimed more money could be saved by scrapping the Harriers and keeping the fleet of Tornados.
The decision to scrap the ship and the Harriers was described by one senior officer on board as "madness".
With around 360 breeding pairs in the UK, and these mostly confined to the east coast, the arrival of the harriers has been warmly welcomed.
During the coming weeks he will be looking out for hen harriers, recruiting volunteers, and making contact with local communities.
A long running round-the-clock security operation to protect a pair of rare hen harriers at a secret woodland location has paid dividends after five chicks hatched at the nest.