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.]

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

fal•con•ry

(ˈfɔl kən ri, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kən-)

n.
2. the art of training hawks to hunt.
[1565–75]

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
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
Translations
Beizjagd
매사냥
valkerij

falconry

[ˈfɔːlkənrɪ] Nhalconería f, cetrería f

falconry

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

falconry

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

falconry

[ˈfɔːlkənrɪ] n (skill) → falconeria