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 (făl′kə-nĕt′, fôl′-, fô′kə-)
1. A small or young falcon.
2. Any of several small falcons, especially any of several species of the genus Microhierax native to tropical Asia.
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(ˈfɔːlkəˌnɛt; ˈfɔːkə-)
1. (Animals) any of various small falcons, esp any of the Asiatic genus Microhierax
2. (Military) a small light cannon used from the 15th to 17th centuries
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(ˈfɔl kəˌnɛt, ˈfæl-, ˈfɔ kə-)

any of several small Asian falcons, esp. of the genus Microhierax.
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He invites me to Moscow in order to prove his assertion, and show me his leg's tomb, and the very cannon that shot him; he says it's the eleventh from the gate of the Kremlin, an old-fashioned falconet taken from the French afterwards."
Experts say it would've been fired from a falconet cannon - a piece of light artillery which could fire the balls 2,000 yards.
This find has provided a rare glimpse of materials and techniques used in the local manufacture of such everyday crafts objects in prehistoric times." In addition, the museum also houses a Portuguese cannon, known as a falconet, which dates back to the 17th century, and was forged in an artillery foundry in 1643 in the Portuguese colony of Macao, by Manuel Tavares Bocarro, one of the most famed weapon smiths of that era.
In Goethe's 'Falconet' essay, which belongs to the miscellany Aus Goethes Brieftasche [From Goethe's Notecase] published in 1776, there is a line of thought that can serve as the starting point for our observations on the history of the concept of Stimmung.
Considered as Ilocos Norte's last frontier of dipterocarp forest, the vast forest in the municipality of Adams is the habitat of threatened species, such as the Philippine falconet, Philippine hanging parakeet, Philippine brown deer, Philippine warty pig, as well as jade vines, giant tree ferns and other dipterocarp trees.
Upon entering the shanty allegedly being used as a alleged drug den, two women identified as Diana Taladua, 36, jobless, and Susan Falconet, 49, were caught allegedly having pot session.
His word stands at the apogee of the progression from Falconet's stone monument to Montferrand's granite monument to Pushkin's "monument not made by hands," but the height of his achievement is not something that he grasps absolutely: there is also an implied descent as his words go out to the people, sometimes falling into the fertile mind of at least one "poet" (piil), sometimes landing in the poor soil of at least one "fool" (glupets).
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Por otro lado, Francois Falconet, analiza pormenorizadamente los archivos diplomaticos (La Courneuve y Nantes) examinando el funcionamiento de los mecanismos administrativos de la diplomacia francesa.
Similarly, the Pygmalion myth--in which the statue of Galatea becomes living flesh beneath the touch and gaze of the artist who created her--was depicted in operatic works by Rameau (1748) and Rousseau (1762), an acclaimed sculpture by Falconet (1761), and a proliferation of paintings by Lemoyne (1729), Boucher (1767), Regnault (1786), and Girodet (1819), among others.
There's an abundance of fascinating historic guns and cannons here, including two short-range pellet-firing Chinese guns known as t'ungs from the 15th century and a Falconet gun carriage that would have been used during the English Civil War.