see also: Falcon
  • (RP) enPR fôlʹkən, IPA: /ˈfɔː(l)kən/, /ˈfɒlkən/
  • (America) enPR: fălʹkən, IPA: /ˈfælkən/

falcon (plural falcons)

  1. Any bird of the genus Falco, all of which are birds of prey.
  2. (falconry) A female such bird, a male being a tiercel.
  3. (historical) A light cannon used from the 15th to the 17th century; a falconet.
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falcon (falcons, present participle falconing; past and past participle falconed)

  1. To hunt with a falcon or falcons.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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