stannel hawk
Stannel Stan"nel (-n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo["o]l.) The kestrel; -- called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel}, {stand hawk}, {stannel hawk}, {steingale}, {stonegall}. [Written also {staniel}, {stannyel}, and {stanyel}.] [1913 Webster]

With what wing the staniel checks at it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Stannel — Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel}, {stand… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • stand hawk — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stanchel — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • standgale — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • standgall — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • staniel — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stannyel — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stanyel — Stannel Stan nel ( n[e^]l), n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See {Stone}, and {Yell}, and cf. {Stonegall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The kestrel; called also {standgale}, {standgall}, {stanchel} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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