Definition of goshawk
: any of several long-tailed hawks with short rounded wings; especially : a large accipiter (Accipiter gentilis) of the northern hemisphere that is grayish-blue above with a barred white-and-gray underside and has a white stripe above and behind the eye
Origin of goshawk
Middle English goshawke, from Old English gōshafoc, from gōs goose + hafoc hawk
First Known Use: before 12th century
Rhymes with goshawk
back talk, Bartók, Black Hawk, bemock, boardwalk, cakewalk, catwalk, cornstalk, cross talk, crosswalk, duckwalk, eyestalk, fast-talk, fish hawk, French chalk, Gottschalk, jaywalk, langue d'oc, Languedoc, leafstalk, marsh hawk, moonwalk, nighthawk, Norfolk, Norwalk, pep talk, racewalk, ropewalk, shoptalk, sidewalk, skywalk, sleepwalk, small talk, space walk, sweet-talk, trash talk
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