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ea·gle

 (ē′gəl)
n.
1. Any of various large diurnal birds of prey of the family Accipitridae, including members of the genera Aquila and Haliaeetus, characterized by broad wings, a hooked bill, keen vision, and soaring flight.
2. A representation of an eagle used as an emblem or insignia.
3. A gold coin formerly used in the United States, stamped with an eagle on the reverse side and having a face value of ten dollars.
4. Sports A golf score of two strokes under par on a hole.
v. ea·gled, ea·gling, ea·gles Sports
v.tr.
To shoot (a hole in golf) in two strokes under par.
v.intr.
To score an eagle in golf.

[Middle English egle, from Anglo-Norman, from Old Provençal aigla, from Latin aquila.]
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eagle

(ˈiːɡəl)
n
1. (Animals) any of various birds of prey of the genera Aquila, Harpia, etc, having large broad wings and strong soaring flight: family Accipitridae (hawks, etc). See also golden eagle, harpy eagle, sea eagle
2. a representation of an eagle used as an emblem, etc, esp representing power: the Roman eagle.
3. a standard, seal, etc, bearing the figure of an eagle
4. (Golf) golf a score of two strokes under par for a hole
5. (Currencies) a former US gold coin worth ten dollars: withdrawn from circulation in 1934
6. (Military) the shoulder insignia worn by a US full colonel or equivalent rank
vb
(Golf) golf to score two strokes under par for a hole
[C14: from Old French aigle, from Old Provençal aigla, from Latin aquila, perhaps from aquilus dark]
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ea•gle

(ˈi gəl)
n.
1. any of various robust, broad-winged birds of prey of the family Accipitridae, typically having massive bills and talons and including the largest birds of prey.
2. a figure or representation of an eagle, much used as an emblem: the Roman eagle.
3. a standard, seal, or the like bearing such a figure.
4. one of a pair of silver military insignia in the shape of an eagle, worn by a colonel or, in the navy, by a captain.
5. a former gold coin of the U.S., equal to ten dollars.
6. (cap.) a U.S. gold coin, available in various denominations: first issued in 1986.
7. a golf score of two below par for any single hole.
8. (cap.) the constellation Aquila.
[1350–1400; < Anglo-French, Old French egle, aigle < Latin aquila, perhaps n. use of feminine of aquilus dark-colored]
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ea·gle

(ē′gəl)
Any of various large birds of prey having a hooked bill, sharp claws, and long, broad wings. Eagles are related to the hawks and falcons.
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eagle

Two under par for a hole.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eagle - any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flighteagle - any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
bird of prey, raptor, raptorial bird - any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
eaglet - a young eagle
Harpia harpyja, harpy eagle, harpy - large black-and-white crested eagle of tropical America
Aquila chrysaetos, golden eagle - large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck
Aquila rapax, tawny eagle - brownish eagle of Africa and parts of Asia
American eagle, bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus - a large eagle of North America that has a white head and dark wings and body
sea eagle - any of various large eagles that usually feed on fish
2.eagle - (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
score - a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"
3.eagle - a former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
4.eagle - an emblem representing power; "the Roman eagle"
allegory, emblem - a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
Verb1.eagle - shoot two strokes under par; "She eagled the hole"
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
shoot - throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
2.eagle - shoot in two strokes under par
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
rack up, score, tally, hit - gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
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eagle

noun
Related words
adjective aquiline
young eaglet
habitation eyrie or aerie
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Translations
arend
عُقابنَسْر، عُقاب
орел
orel
ørneagle
aglo
kotkas
kotkaeagle
orao
sas
elang
örn
ワシ
독수리
aquila
erelisaras
ērglis
acvilă
orol
orelorlica
орао
örn
นกอินทรี
орел
đại bàng

eagle

[ˈiːgl] Náguila f
with (an) eagle eyecon ojos de lince
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

eagle

[ˈiːgəl] naigle meagle eye n
to keep an eagle eye on sth → surveiller qch très attentivementeagle-eyed [ˌiːgəlˈaɪd] adj [person] → aux yeux d'aigle, aux yeux de lynxEagle Scout n (US) scout du plus haut grade
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eagle

n
Adler m; to keep an eagle eye on somebody/somethingein wachsames Auge auf jdn/etw werfen; under the eagle eye of …unter dem wachsamen Blick (+gen); nothing escapes her eagle eyenichts entgeht ihrem wachsamen Blick
(Golf) → Eagle nt
vt (Golf) to eagle a holeein Eagle ntspielen
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eagle

[ˈiːgl] naquila
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

eagle

(ˈiːgl) noun
a kind of large bird of prey noted for its good eyesight.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

eagle

عُقاب orel ørn Adler αετός águila kotka aigle orao aquila ワシ 독수리 adelaar ørn orzeł águia орел örn นกอินทรี kartal đại bàng
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Nine raptor species, including the giant scops owl, Mindanao lowland owl, Pinsker's hawk-eagle, Philippine serpent eagle, brahminy kite, grey-headed fishing eagle, white-bellied sea eagle and the Philippine eagle 'Sinag,' saw action during the launching on Saturday, doing the flight demonstration.
Citing information from the Haribon Foundation, the groups said the Kaliwa Watershed is home to the endangered Northern Philippine Hawk-eagle, Philippine Brown Deer, Philippine Warty Pig, vulnerable Northern Rufous Hornbill, critically-endangered Philippine Eagle and restricted-range birds of the Luzon Endemic Bird Area.
Kaliwa Watershed is home to various threatened wildlife such as the Endangered Northern Philippine Hawk-eagle, the Philippine Brown Deer, the Philippine Warty Pig, the Vulnerable Northern Rufous Hornbill, the Critically Endangered Philippine Eagle, and restricted-range birds of the Luzon Endemic Bird Area, all of which are found nowhere else on the planet, the environmental group noted.
It's an Ayer's hawk-eagle, a bird that's not easy to see except in old forests like the Aberdares.