Sa'ker (sā'kẽr) noun [ French sacre (cf. Italian sagro , Spanish & Portuguese sacre ), either from Latin sacer sacred, holy, as a translation of Greek 'ie`rax falcon, from 'iero`s holy, or...
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1. <zoology> A falcon (Falco sacer) native of Southern Europe and Asia, closely resembling the lanner. ... The female is called chargh, and the male charghela, or sakeret. ... The peregrine falcon. ... 2. A small piece of artillery. 'On the bastions were planted culverins and sakers.' (Macaula...
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• (n.) A small piece of artillery. • (n.) The peregrine falcon. • (n.) A falcon (Falco sacer) native of Southern Europe and Asia, closely resembling the lanner.
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(from the article `falconry`) ...and broadwings. The hawks in each of these three categories display different traits because of adaptation to their hunting environments and prey. ...
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Saker is an old military term for a small piece of artillery.
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The saker was a British cannon with a 3.5-inch bore firing a 5.5 lb shot.
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[cannon] The saker was a medium cannon slightly smaller than a culverin developed during the early 16th century and often used by the English. It was named after the Saker Falcon, a large falconry bird native to the Middle East. A saker`s barrel was approximately 9.5 ft (2.9m) long, had a ca...
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1) Falconer's trainee
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