Hawk fly

(Zool.) a voracious fly of the family Asilidæ. See Hornet fly, under Hornet.

See also: Hawk

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"She let the hawk fly upward from her wide right sleeve," went the song, arousing an involuntary sensation of courage and cheerfulness.
The best moment came as they were watching a sharp-shinned hawk fly past.