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Definition of sakeret

Saker Sa"ker (s[=a]"k[~e]r), n. [F. sacre (cf. It. sagro, Sp. & Pg. sacre), either fr. L. sacer sacred, holy, as a translation of Gr. "ie`rax falcon, from "iero`s holy, or more probably from Ar. [,c]aqr hawk.] [Written also sacar, sacre.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A falcon (Falco sacer) native of Southern Europe and Asia, closely resembling the lanner. Note: The female is called chargh, and the male charghela, or sakeret. (b) The peregrine falcon. [Prov. Eng.] 2. (Mil.) A small piece of artillery. --Wilhelm. On the bastions were planted culverins and sakers. --Macaulay. The culverins and sakers showing their deadly muzzles over the rampart. --Hawthorne.
Sakeret Sa"ker*et (s[=a]"k[~e]r*[e^]t), n. [F. sacret. See Saker.] (Zo["o]l.) The male of the saker (a) .

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