Definition of Gerfalcons

1. Noun. (plural of gerfalcon) ¹



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Definition of Gerfalcons

1. gerfalcon [n] - See also: gerfalcon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gerfalcons

gerboa
gerboas
gerbs
gerdon
gerdons
gerdtremmelite
gere
gerege
gerent
gerents
gerenuk
gerenuks
geres
geresh
gerfalcon
gerfalcons (current term)
gerful
gerhardtite
geriarchies
geriarchy
geriatric
geriatric dentistry
geriatric medicine
geriatric nursing
geriatric psychiatry
geriatric therapy
geriatrician
geriatricians
geriatrics

Literary usage of Gerfalcons

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1. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms and by Marco Polo (1875)
"The gerfalcons are so abundant there that the Emperor can have as many as he ... And you must not suppose that those gerfalcons which the Christians carry ..."

2. Coursing and Falconry by Harding Edward de Fonglanque Cox, Gerald William Lascelles, Charles Richardson (1899)
"Just as big yachts sail faster than little ones, so the gerfalcons, being nearly twice the size of peregrines, can fly far faster even than those swift ..."

3. The Book of Ser Marco Polo: The Venetian by Marco Polo (1903)
"The gerfalcons are so abundant there that the Emperor can have as many as he ... And you must not suppose that those gerfalcons which the Christians carry ..."

4. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni, Hugh Murray, Société de géographie (France) (1852)
"Around are large tents for his ladies, and for his gerfalcons and other beasts and birds: for he brings all his train, doctors, astronomers, hunters, ..."

5. Elements of Ornithology: Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges by William Samuel Waithman Ruschenberger, Henri Milne-Edwards, Achille Comté (1845)
"How runny species of gerfalcons are known 1 37. How are the ignoble birds of prey distinguished ? Why are they called ignoble? 38. Are the divisions of this ..."

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