[ noun ] (zoology) diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
Used in print(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)
`` Such_as ' sending the cat to guard the mice ' , or ' the falcon to protect the dove ' , or most terribly sharp of all , ' the human_being to save humanity '' ' .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2964
[ verb ] hunt with falcons
"The Arabs like to falcon in the desert"