Synonyms for falconry
- big-game hunting
- the hunt
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FALCONRY
He diverted himself with rural pastimes, especially with falconry.
It was chiefly used as a term in falconry, and applied to hawks.
There were more than twenty falcons, of all sorts, in Vebba's falconry.
The merlin when trained for falconry is usually flown at the skylark.
Like falconry and all that business, it has gone out of date.
Of course, at some excesses in falconry Conon draws the line.
The peregrine falcon was one of those most frequently used in falconry.
He was a great sportsman, too, and wrote a book on falconry.
I will get me to my drawer; in terms of falconry, my tiring.
But Beorn scowled, and one might see that his pride of falconry was hurt.
1570s, from French fauconnerie, from faucon (see falcon).