an Old World falcon, Falco cherrug, used in falconry.
a light field gun that is smaller than a demiculverin and fires a shot weighing 6 pounds (4.5 kg) or less.
a large falcon, Falco cherrug, of E Europe and central Asia: used in falconry


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