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hawked


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hawk  \Hawk\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hawked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hawking}.] 
  1.  To  catch,  or  attempt  to  catch,  birds  by  means  of  hawks 
  trained  for  the  purpose,  and  let  loose  on  the  prey;  to 
  practice  falconry. 
 
  A  falconer  Henry  is  when  Emma  hawks.  --Prior. 
 
  2.  To  make  an  attack  while  on  the  wing;  to  soar  and  strike 
  like  a  hawk;  --  generally  with  at  as  to  hawk  at  flies. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  A  falcon,  towering  in  her  pride  of  place  Was  by  a 
  mousing  owl  hawked  at  and  killed.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hawked  \Hawked\,  a. 
  Curved  like  a  hawk's  bill;  crooked. 




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