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.]
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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
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fal•con•ry

(ˈfɔl kən ri, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kən-)

n.
2. the art of training hawks to hunt.
[1565–75]
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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
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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
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Translations
Beizjagd
매사냥
valkerij

falconry

[ˈfɔːlkənrɪ] Nhalconería f, cetrería f
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falconry

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

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

[ˈfɔːlkənrɪ] n (skill) → falconeria
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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It kicks off with Fler on a rooftop in a massive fur-hooded parka engaged in Saudi-style falconeering with a flapping bird of prey perched on his gloved forearm.
Falconeering may be an option, and he is looking into that alternative.