FALCON in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FALCON
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 n.  birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
Classic Sentence:
1  They call me 'little falcon' in the regiment.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XII
2  They called him "little falcon" or "Platosha," chaffed him good-naturedly, and sent him on errands.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIII
3  Madeleine raised his head, met Javert's falcon eye still fixed upon him, looked at the motionless peasants, and smiled sadly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
4  Patrick soon caught the sound of his master's voice calling his falcon.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 20 THE JOURNEY
5  She held steadily on her course, and even a falcon, swiftest of all birds, could not have kept pace with her.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XIII
6  To execute his message the snail is as sure a messenger as the falcon.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
Example Sentence:
1  I think the contrast could not be much greater between a sleek gander and a fierce falcon: between a meek sheep and the rough-coated keen-eyed dog, its guardian.
2  The falconer wore a leather gauntlet to avoid being clawed by the hawk's talon.
3  George Galicz, a well known local falconer, was exhibiting his birds of prey.