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 Meanings and Examples of HAWK
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hawk
 n.  bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  It showed in the thin hawk nose over the full red lips, the high forehead and the wide-set eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  I'm a hawk; a tiny leashed hawk, pecked to death by these large, white, flabby, wormy hens.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  But already the sable wing was before the old man's eyes; the long hooked bill at his head: with a scream, the black hawk darted away with his prize.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
4  His head was shaved, as usual, with the exception of the crown, from whose tuft three or four faded feathers from a hawk's wing were loosely dangling.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21
5  An operation which, taken in connexion with the bushy eyebrows and the Roman nose, suggested with some liveliness the idea of a hawk engaged upon the eyes of a tough little bird.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
6  And you, if you will be guided by my counsel, will give up this wild-goose chase, and fly your hawk at some other game.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
7  'No matter who's got it, or who did it, my dear,' replied Fagin, glancing, nevertheless, with a hawk's eye at the girl and the two bundles.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
8  I felt as perhaps a bird may feel in the clear air, knowing the hawk wings above and will swoop.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In III
9  A hawk flew high over a forest far away with slow sweep of its wings; another flew with exactly the same motion in the same direction and vanished.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 15
10  A hawk woke up and settled on a haycock, turning its head from side to side and looking discontentedly at the marsh.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 12
11  His throat ached with a desire to cry aloud, the cry of a hawk or eagle on high, to cry piercingly of his deliverance to the winds.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
12  She wore a moss-coloured velvet jerkin with cinnamon sleeves, slim, brown, cross-gartered hose, a dainty little green cap with a hawk's feather caught in a jewel, and a hooded cloak lined with dull red.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6
13  "She let the hawk fly upward from her wide right sleeve," went the song, arousing an involuntary sensation of courage and cheerfulness.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
14  The round, steady, hawk's eyes looked before him eagerly and rather disdainfully, not resting on anything although his movements were still slow and measured.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII
15  Here is shelter for you; here I will protect you like a hunted dove that I have saved from a hawk's claws; I will bring peace to your poor beating heart.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT III
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  A kite will never be a good hawk.
2  Hawks will not pick hawk's eyes out.
3  A hawk hovered in the blue sky.
4  The hawk swooped low over the field.
5  An empty hand is no lure for a hawk.
6  He who makes himself a dove is eaten by the hawk.
7  A hawk hovered over the hill.
8  A hawk hovers in the sky.
9  The hawk snatched the chicken and flew away.
10  We saw the hawk fold its wings.
11  The falconer wore a leather gauntlet to avoid being clawed by the hawk's talon.
12  The osprey, also known as sea hawk, fish hawk or fish eagle, is a medium-large fish-eating bird of prey or raptor.
13  China's earliest pawn shops were run by Buddhist monasteries; in recent decades monks are keen to attract visitors, paving roads to their temples and opening shops hawking spiritual tat.
14  Liberia — from the elite doyennes who spend their days sending houseboys to the market to fetch oranges for them, all the way to the young boys on Tubman Boulevard who run up to cars hawking plastic bags of ice — used to be a tactile place.
15  Kenneth Cole, the American designer known for his modern, urban aesthetic, is hawking $35 T-shirts.