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Definition of jerfalcon

Jerfalcon
Jerfalcon Jer"fal`con, n. (Zo["o]l.) The gyrfalcon.
jerfalcon
Gyrfalcon Gyr"fal`con, n. [OE. gerfaucon, OF. gerfaucon, LL. gyrofalco, perh. fr. L. gyrus circle + falco falcon, and named from its circling flight; or cf. E. gier-eagle. See Gyre, n., Falcon.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species and varieties of large Arctic falcons, esp. Falco rusticolus and the white species F. Islandicus, both of which are circumpolar. The black and the gray are varieties of the former. See Illust. of Accipiter. [Written also gerfalcon, gierfalcon, and jerfalcon.]

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- on wheels; 1 iron saker on trindles; 1 br**** falcon on wheels; 1 iron jerfalcon on wheels; 1 iron bombard on trindles, with 2 unfit chambers; 1 iron quarter...
- off Flamborough Head on 16 January, the damaged Swallow, Falcon, and Jerfalcon were left at Tynemouth, and the rest of the fleet p****ed Bamborough Castle...
- 2012. "Augvald". Uboat. Retrieved 29 February 2012. "Launched 1905: SS Jerfalcon". Clydesite. Archived from the original on 2 February 2016. Retrieved...