falconry

noun
fal·​con·​ry | \ ˈfal-kən-rē How to pronounce falconry (audio) , ˈfȯl- also ˈfȯ-kən- \

Definition of falconry

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

Examples of falconry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Honestly, my ideal falconry would be to have all my dogs working harmoniously, finding birds, backing and honoring, and pointing a bird. Natalie Krebs, Outdoor Life, "This Hunter’s Falconry Demands Discipline, Stamina, and a Pack of Bird Dogs," 27 Oct. 2020 The attraction north of downtown Dallas features two-hour shows with Queen Maria Isabella presiding over a jousting tournament, hand-to-hand combat and falconry demonstrations. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Fun things to do in October in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 1 Oct. 2020 The attraction north of downtown Dallas features two-hour shows with Queen Maria Isabella presiding over a jousting tournament, hand-to-hand combat and falconry demonstrations. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Fun things to do in October in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 1 Oct. 2020 The resort offers bowling, falconry, horseback riding and a gun club among other activities, although the 49ers are focused mostly on football. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "Giants vs. 49ers live stream (9/27): How to watch NFL Week 3 online, TV, time," 27 Sep. 2020 The attraction north of downtown Dallas features two-hour shows with Queen Maria Isabella presiding over a jousting tournament, hand-to-hand combat and falconry demonstrations. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 24 Sep. 2020 The attraction north of downtown Dallas features two-hour shows with Queen Maria Isabella presiding over a jousting tournament, hand-to-hand combat and falconry demonstrations. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "Fun things to do in September in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 3 Sep. 2020 The attraction north of downtown Dallas features two-hour shows with Queen Maria Isabella presiding over a jousting tournament, hand-to-hand combat and falconry demonstrations. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "Fun things to do in September in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 3 Sep. 2020 The attraction north of downtown Dallas features two-hour shows with Queen Maria Isabella presiding over a jousting tournament, hand-to-hand combat and falconry demonstrations. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "Fun things to do this August in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 6 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of falconry

1575, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of falconry was in 1575

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“Falconry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/falconry. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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falconry

noun

English Language Learners Definition of falconry

: the sport of hunting with hawks

falconry

noun
fal·​con·​ry | \ ˈfal-kən-rē How to pronounce falconry (audio) , ˈfȯl- \

Kids Definition of falconry

: the sport of hunting with a falcon

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