Definition of tercel in English:


Syllabification: ter·cel
Pronunciation: /ˈtərsəl


  • variant spelling of tiercel.
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    • These two tiercels were not special; they were just average hawks that were correctly imprinted.
    • In three weeks the tiercel was flying free, a phrase that barely touches on the facts.
    • On the morning of Day Seven, I fly the tiercel to the fist again for a tidbit; that evening, I repeat the process.


Middle English: from Old French, based on Latin tertius 'third', perhaps from the belief that the third egg of a clutch produced a male.

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