Found 3 items, similar to hawk.
English → Indonesian
alap-alap, burung elang, elang
English → English
n 1: diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings
and a long tail
2: an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
[syn: war hawk
] [ant: dove
3: a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to
hold or carry mortar [syn: mortarboard
v 1: sell or offer for sale from place to place [syn: peddle
2: hunt with hawks; “the Arabs like to hawk in the desert”
3: clear mucus or food from one's throat; “he cleared his
throat before he started to speak”
[syn: clear the throat
English → English
, v. t.
To raise by hawking, as phlegm.
, n. [W. hoch.]
An effort to force up phlegm from the throat, accompanied
, v. t. [Akin to D. hauker a hawker, G. h["o]ken,
h["o]cken, to higgle, to retail, h["o]ke, h["o]ker, a
higgler, huckster. See Huckster
To offer for sale by outcry in the street; to carry
(merchandise) about from place to place for sale; to peddle;
as, to hawk goods or pamphlets.
His works were hawked in every street. --Swift.
, n. (Masonry)
A small board, with a handle on the under side, to hold
, an attendant on a plasterer to supply him with
(h[add]k), n. [OE. hauk (prob. fr. Icel.), havek,
AS. hafoc, heafoc; akin to D. havik, OHG. habuh, G. habicht,
Icel. haukr, Sw. h["o]k, Dan. h["o]g, prob. from the root of
E. heave.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of numerous species and genera of rapacious birds of the
. They differ from the true falcons in
lacking the prominent tooth and notch of the bill, and in
having shorter and less pointed wings. Many are of large size
and grade into the eagles. Some, as the goshawk, were
formerly trained like falcons. In a more general sense the
word is not infrequently applied, also, to true falcons, as
the sparrow hawk, pigeon hawk, duck hawk, and prairie hawk.
Note: Among the common American species are the red-tailed
hawk (Buteo borealis
); the red-shouldered (Buteo lineatus
); the broad-winged (Buteo Pennsylvanicus
the rough-legged (Archibuteo lagopus
sharp-shinned (Accipiter fuscus
). See Fishhawk
, Marsh hawk
, under Marsh
, Night hawk
(Zo["o]l.), the honey buzzard.
. See under Eagle
(Zo["o]l.), an Asiatic bird of the genus
, or Limn[ae]tus
, intermediate between the
hawks and eagles. There are several species.
(Zo["o]l.), a voracious fly of the family
. See Hornet fly
, under Hornet
. (Zo["o]l.) See Hawk moth
, in the Vocabulary.
(a) A northern owl (Surnia ulula
) of Europe and America. It
flies by day, and in some respects resembles the hawks.
(b) An owl of India (Ninox scutellatus
(Horology), the pawl for the rack, in the
striking mechanism of a clock.
(h[add]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hawked
p. pr. & vb. n. Hawking
1. To catch, or attempt to catch, birds by means of hawks
trained for the purpose, and let loose on the prey; to
A falconer Henry is, when Emma hawks. --Prior.
2. To make an attack while on the wing; to soar and strike
like a hawk; -- generally with at; as, to hawk at flies.
A falcon, towering in her pride of place,
Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. --Shak.
, v. i. [W. hochi.]
To clear the throat with an audible sound by forcing an
expiratory current of air through the narrow passage between
the depressed soft palate and the root of the tongue, thus
aiding in the removal of foreign substances.