Definition for HAWK

HAWK, v.i.

  1. To catch or attempt to catch birds by means of hawks trained for the purpose, and let loose on the prey; to practice falconry. He that hawks at larks and sparrows. Locke. A falc'ner Henry is, when Emma hawks. Prior.
  2. To fly at; to attack on the wing; with at. To hawk at flies. Dryden.

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