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Definition of Stannel
stannelKestrel Kes"trel (k[e^]s"tr[e^]l), n. [See Castrel.]
A small, slender European hawk (Falco alaudarius), allied
to the sparrow hawk. Its color is reddish fawn, streaked and
spotted with white and black. Also called windhover and
stannel. The name is also applied to other allied species.
Note: This word is often used in contempt, as of a mean kind
of hawk. ``Kites and kestrels have a resemblance with
hawks.' --Bacon. StannelStannel Stan"nel, n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly,
stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See
Stone, and Yell, and cf. Stonegall.] (Zo["o]l.)
The kestrel; -- called also standgale, standgall,
stanchel, stand hawk, stannel hawk, steingale,
stonegall. [Written also staniel, stannyel, and
With what wing the staniel checks at it. --Shak.
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