Cryer
Cryer Cry"er (-?r), n. [F. faucon gruyer a falcon trained to fly at the crane, fr. crye crane, fr. L. crus crane. Cf. {Cryal}.] The female of the hawk; a falcon-gentil. [1913 Webster]

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