Definition of Eagle

1. Noun. Any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight.




2. Verb. Shoot two strokes under par. "She eagled the hole"
Exact synonyms: Double Birdie
Category relationships: Golf, Golf Game
Generic synonyms: Shoot

3. Noun. (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole.
Category relationships: Golf, Golf Game
Generic synonyms: Score

4. Verb. Shoot in two strokes under par.
Category relationships: Golf, Golf Game
Generic synonyms: Hit, Rack Up, Score, Tally

5. Noun. A former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars.
Generic synonyms: Coin

6. Noun. An emblem representing power. "The Roman eagle"
Generic synonyms: Allegory, Emblem

Definition of Eagle

1. n. Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera Aquila and Haliæetus. The eagle is remarkable for strength, size, graceful figure, keenness of vision, and extraordinary flight. The most noted species are the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaëtus); the imperial eagle of Europe (A. mogilnik or imperialis); the American bald eagle (Haliæetus leucocephalus); the European sea eagle (H. albicilla); and the great harpy eagle (Thrasaetus harpyia). The figure of the eagle, as the king of birds, is commonly used as an heraldic emblem, and also for standards and emblematic devices. See Bald eagle, Harpy, and Golden eagle.

Definition of Eagle

1. Proper noun. The landing unit of Apollo 11. ¹

2. Noun. Any of several large carnivorous and carrion-eating birds in the family ''Accipitridae'', having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision. ¹

3. Noun. A representation of such a bird carried as an emblem ¹

4. Noun. (US currency) A gold coin with a face value of $10.00 formerly used in the United States. ¹

5. Noun. (golf) A score of two under par for a hole. ¹

6. Verb. (golf) To score an eagle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eagle

1. to score an eagle (two strokes under par) on a hole in golf [v EAGLED, EAGLING, EAGLES]

Medical Definition of Eagle

1. 1. Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, especially. Of the genera Aquila and Haliaeetus. The eagle is remarkable for strength, size, graceful figure, keenness of vision, and extraordinary flight. The most noted species are the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetus); the imperial eagle of Europe (A. Mogilnik or imperialis); the American bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus); the European sea eagle (H. Albicilla); and the great harpy eagle (Thrasaetus harpyia). The figure of the eagle, as the king of birds, is commonly used as an heraldic emblem, and also for standards and emblematic devices. See Bald eagle, Harpy, and Golden eagle. 2. A gold coin of the United States, of the value of ten dollars. 3. A northern constellation, containing Altair, a star of the first magnitude. See Aquila. 4. The figure of an eagle borne as an emblem on the standard of the ancient Romans, or so used upon the seal or standard of any people. "Though the Roman eagle shadow thee." (Tennyson) Some modern nations, as the United States, and France under the Bonapartes, have adopted the eagle as their national emblem. Russia, Austria, and Prussia have for an emblem a double-headed eagle. Bald eagle. See Bald eagle. Bold eagle. See Bold. Double eagle, a gold coin of the United States worth twenty dollars. Eagle hawk, a large West African bid (Gypohierax Angolensis), intermediate, in several respects, between the eagles and vultures. Origin: OE. Egle, F. Aigle, fr. L. Aquila; prob. Named from its colour, fr. Aquilus dark-coloured, brown; cf. Lith. Aklas blind. Cf. Aquiline. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eagle

each year
eaches
eachother
eachwhere
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eadishes
eager
eager beavers
eagerer
eagerest
eagerly
eagerness
eagernesses
eagers
eagle (current term)
eagle-eyed
eagle-owl
eagle eye
eagle owl
eagle owls
eagle ray
eagle scout
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eaglehawk
eaglehawks
eaglelike
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eaglestone

Literary usage of Eagle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"Action by the New eagle Gas Coal Company against Matt Burgess in detinue for the ... The eagle Gas Coal Company, a corporation, in 1917, was the owner of a ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"I have an eagle in my possession which I think Is the "Washington eagle. ... I have also two other eagles, a Golden, and a Bnld eagle. ..."

3. Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Mary Huse Eastman (1915)
"eagle and the mole. Wiggin and Smith. Talking beasts. eagle and the owl. /Esop. ... eagle and the tortoise. See Foolish tortoise. eagle and the wren. ..."

4. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Head north to eagle or east to the Canadian border and Dawson City. eagle It's 64 miles from the junction to eagle (area code 907). The road is gravel, ..."

5. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"eagle. A ten dollar gold piece. 1789 The eagle containing 10 dollars of ... 1852 Ho was about to contribute a half eagle to the funds.— Knick. Mag., xl. ..."

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