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Any of several large, powerful accipiters, especially the northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), having broad rounded wings and a long tail.
[Middle English goshauk, from Old English gōshafoc : gōs, goose; see goose + hafoc, hawk; see hawk1.]
(Animals) a large hawk, Accipiter gentilis, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having a bluish-grey back and wings and paler underparts: used in falconry
[Old English gōshafoc; see goose1, hawk1]
any of several robust short-winged hawks, esp. Accipiter gentilis, of North America and Eurasia.