falconry


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fal·con·ry

 (făl′kən-rē, fôl′-, fô′kən-)
n.
1. Hunting of game with falcons.
2. The art of training falcons for hunting.

[Alteration of French fauconnerie, from Old French, from faucon, falcon; see falcon.]

falconry

(ˈfɔːlkənrɪ; ˈfɔːkən-)
n
1. (Falconry) the art of keeping falcons and training them to return from flight to a lure or to hunt quarry
2. (Falconry) the sport of causing falcons to return from flight to their trainer and to hunt quarry under his or her direction

fal•con•ry

(ˈfɔl kən ri, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kən-)

n.
2. the art of training hawks to hunt.
[1565–75]

falconry

1. the sport of hunting with falcons or other trained birds of prey.
2. the training of birds of prey.
See also: Hunting
the practice of training and hunting with falcons or hawks.
See also: Birds
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.falconry - the art of training falcons to hunt and returnfalconry - the art of training falcons to hunt and return
hood - (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head
artistry, prowess, art - a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
check - abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey
seel - sew up the eyelids of hawks and falcons
Translations
Beizjagd
매사냥
valkerij

falconry

[ˈfɔːlkənrɪ] Nhalconería f, cetrería f

falconry

[ˈfɔːlkənri] nfauconnerie fFalkland Islands [ˌfɔːlkləndˈaɪləndz] npl
the Falkland Islands → les îles fpl Malouines, les îles fpl Falkland

falconry

nFalknerei f; (= sport)Falkenjagd or -beize f

falconry

[ˈfɔːlkənrɪ] n (skill) → falconeria
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He was profoundly versed in hunting and falconry, and had one day when conversing on this great art astonished even Louis XIII himself, who took a pride in being considered a past master therein.
This sight reminded me of falconry and what nobleness and poetry are associated with that sport.
A stone's throw from Souq Waqif, the Falcon Souq is an important cultural landmark of Qatar that continues to have relevance as younger generations embrace their elders' and ancestors' heritage of falconry and hunting.
That is part of the art of falconry as it has been practiced for more than 2,000 years, said Wayne Davis, although he cannot guarantee that Rufus will not occasionally go for the kill.
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The event was being run by Ridgeside Falconry, Phill Gibbons and his wife Tracy, from Spennymoor, which boasted the largest mobile display team in the country.
The popularity of Fazza Championship for Falconry for Juniors could be judged by the enthusiasm demonstrated by the participating youngsters, with the youngest being only three-and-a-half years
Falconry expert Mr Grif-fiths and son Griff were cutting down trees with a chainsaw to use as fuel for his wood burner.
Falconry expert Mr Griffiths and son Griff were cutting down trees with a chainsaw to use as fuel for his wood burner.
BERLIN -- They may not get their favourite mice and small birds on a tray, but falconsthe raptor beloved by rich Middle Eastern falconry enthusiastsare soon to be allowed in the cabin on Lufthansa flights.
Abu Dhabi: More than 500 falconers from 80 countries will swoop down on Abu Dhabi for the third International Falconry Festival that begins next week.