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Definition of Falcon

Falcon

  1. One of a family (Falconidae) of raptorial birds, characterized by a short, hooked beak, strong claws, and powerful flight.
  2. Any species of the genus Falco, distinguished by having a toothlike lobe on the upper mandible; especially, one of this genus trained to the pursuit of other birds, or game.
  3. An ancient form of cannon.

Falcon Quotations

The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.
Sun Tzu

The wing of the Falcon brings to the king, the wing if the crow brings him to the cemetery.
Muhammad Iqbal

'Revenge' is a shameless soap in the style of Eighties shoulder-pad slap-offs like 'Dallas,' 'Dynasty' and 'Falcon Crest.' Yet there's no wink-wink camp.
Rob Sheffield

Very few of my books are about who stole the Maltese Falcon.
Robert B. Parker

Yep, I'm a geek. Ever since I got the Millennium Falcon for Christmas in 1978. And I still have it, in perfect condition, just without the box... but I still play with it!
Joseph Gatt
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Falcon Translations

falcon in French is faucon
falcon in German is Falke
falcon in Norwegian is falk
falcon in Swedish is falk

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