Share this entry

Share this page

passage hawk

Syllabification: pas·sage hawk

Definition of passage hawk in English:

noun

A hawk caught for training while on migration, especially as an immature bird of less than twelve months. Compare with haggard.
Example sentences
  • Among passage hawks, you will see lots of feather lice damage.

Definition of passage hawk in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈemyələs
adjective
seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something