Canceleer
Cancelier Can`cel*ier", Canceleer Can"cel*eer, n. (Falconry) The turn of a hawk upon the wing to recover herself, when she misses her aim in the stoop. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The fierce and eager hawks, down thrilling from the skies, Make sundry canceliers ere they the fowl can reach. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cancelier — Can cel*ier , Canceleer Can cel*eer, n. (Falconry) The turn of a hawk upon the wing to recover herself, when she misses her aim in the stoop. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The fierce and eager hawks, down thrilling from the skies, Make sundry canceliers… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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