Astringer
Astringer As*trin"ger, n. [OE. ostreger, OF. ostrucier, F. autoursier, fr. OF. austour, ostor, hawk, F. autour; cf. L. acceptor, for accipiter, hawk.] A falconer who keeps a goshawk. [Obs.] --Shak. --Cowell. [Written also {austringer}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • astringer — /as trin jeuhr/, n. Falconry. a person who trains and flies short winged hawks, as the goshawk. Also, austringer, ostringer. [1425 75; late ME ostringer, alter., with intrusive n, as in PASSENGER, of MF ostricier, deriv. of ostour hawk < ML… …   Universalium

  • astringer — /as trin jeuhr/, n. Falconry. a person who trains and flies short winged hawks, as the goshawk. Also, austringer, ostringer. [1425 75; late ME ostringer, alter., with intrusive n, as in PASSENGER, of MF ostricier, deriv. of ostour hawk < ML… …   Useful english dictionary

  • austringer — Astringer As*trin ger, n. [OE. ostreger, OF. ostrucier, F. autoursier, fr. OF. austour, ostor, hawk, F. autour; cf. L. acceptor, for accipiter, hawk.] A falconer who keeps a goshawk. [Obs.] Shak. Cowell. [Written also {austringer}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • austringer — /aw strin jeuhr/, n. astringer. * * * …   Universalium

  • ostringer — /aw strin jeuhr/, n. astringer. * * * …   Universalium

  • ostringer — /aw strin jeuhr/, n. astringer …   Useful english dictionary

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