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eyas


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eyas  \Ey`as\,  n.  [F.  niais  fresh  from  the  nest,  a  derivative  fr 
  L.  nidus  nest.  E.  an  eyas  for  a  nias.  See  {Nest},  and  cf 
  {Nias},  {Jashawk}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  nesting  or  unfledged  bird;  in  falconry,  a  young  hawk  from 
  the  nest,  not  able  to  prey  for  itself  --Shak  J.  H.  Walsh 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eyas  \Ey"as\,  a. 
  Unfledged,  or  newly  fledged.  [Obs.] 
 
  Like  eyas  hawk  up  mounts  unto  the  skies,  His  newly 
  budded  pinions  to  assay.  --Spebser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eyas 
  n  :  an  unfledged  or  nestling  hawk 




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