Jerfalcon
Jerfalcon Jer"fal`con, n. (Zo["o]l.) The gyrfalcon. [1913 Webster]

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  • jerfalcon — Gyrfalcon Gyr fal con (j[ e]r f[add] k n), n. [OE. gerfaucon, OF. gerfaucon, LL. gyrofalco, perh. fr. L. gyrus circle + falco falcon, and named from its circling flight; or cf. E. gier eagle. See {Gyre}, n., {Falcon}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jerfalcon — variant of gyrfalcon * * * jerfalcon etc., obs. forms of gyrfalcon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Falco Islandicus — Gyrfalcon Gyr fal con (j[ e]r f[add] k n), n. [OE. gerfaucon, OF. gerfaucon, LL. gyrofalco, perh. fr. L. gyrus circle + falco falcon, and named from its circling flight; or cf. E. gier eagle. See {Gyre}, n., {Falcon}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Falco rusticolus — Gyrfalcon Gyr fal con (j[ e]r f[add] k n), n. [OE. gerfaucon, OF. gerfaucon, LL. gyrofalco, perh. fr. L. gyrus circle + falco falcon, and named from its circling flight; or cf. E. gier eagle. See {Gyre}, n., {Falcon}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gerfalcon — Gyrfalcon Gyr fal con (j[ e]r f[add] k n), n. [OE. gerfaucon, OF. gerfaucon, LL. gyrofalco, perh. fr. L. gyrus circle + falco falcon, and named from its circling flight; or cf. E. gier eagle. See {Gyre}, n., {Falcon}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gierfalcon — Gyrfalcon Gyr fal con (j[ e]r f[add] k n), n. [OE. gerfaucon, OF. gerfaucon, LL. gyrofalco, perh. fr. L. gyrus circle + falco falcon, and named from its circling flight; or cf. E. gier eagle. See {Gyre}, n., {Falcon}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gyrfalcon — Gyr fal con (j[ e]r f[add] k n), n. [OE. gerfaucon, OF. gerfaucon, LL. gyrofalco, perh. fr. L. gyrus circle + falco falcon, and named from its circling flight; or cf. E. gier eagle. See {Gyre}, n., {Falcon}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of ship names of the Royal Navy (I-L) — This is a list of Royal Navy ship names starting with I, J K and LMain A B C D F G H I L M N O Q R T U ZI* Ibis * Icarus * Ickford * Ignition * Ildefonso * Ilex * Ilfracombe * Illustrious * Ilmington * Ilston * Imaum * Immortalite * Imogen *… …   Wikipedia

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