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 Webster]

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