falconry

noun fal·con·ry \ ˈfal-kən-rē , ˈfȯl- also ˈfȯ-kən- \
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of falconry

1 : the art of training hawks to hunt in cooperation with a person
2 : the sport of hunting with hawks

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First Known Use of falconry

1575

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FALCONRY Defined for English Language Learners

falconry

Definition of falconry for English Language Learners

  • : the sport of hunting with hawks


FALCONRY Defined for Kids

falconry

noun fal·con·ry \ ˈfal-kən-rē , ˈfȯl- \

Definition of falconry for Students

: the sport of hunting with a falcon

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