v. i.1.(Falconry) To turn in flight; - said of a hawk.
He makes his stoop; but wanting breath, is forced
To cancelier.
- Massinger.
n.1.(Falconry) The turn of a hawk upon the wing to recover herself, when she misses her aim in the stoop.
The fierce and eager hawks, down thrilling from the skies,
Make sundry canceliers ere they the fowl can reach.
- Drayton.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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