How to use Falcon in a sentence
They call me 'little falcon' in the regiment.
The lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus) had almost become extinct in 1900; but several varieties of eagle and falcon are left.
A revolt headed by Monagas broke out in 1868, and Falcon had to fly the country.
Among the indigenous birds are some birds of prey, as the African vulture, the falcon, the buzzard, the sparrow-hawk and the kite.
The Order of the White Falcon or of Vigilance was founded in 1732 and renewed in 1815.Advertisement
The falcon was particularly confiding tracking us along the cliff path.
The falcon (taka), always an honored bird in Japan, where from time immemorial hawking has been an aristocratic pastime, is common enough, and so is the sparrow-hawk (/lai-taka), but the eagle (washi) affects solitude.
Falcon Domestic Kitchen Ranges are designed with the truly discerning cook in mind.
The Merlin is the smallest falcon in the UK.
On the west of Beddgelert is Moel Hebog (Bare-hill of the falcon), a hiding-place of Owen Glendower.Advertisement
Nearly everyone who could afford one had a falcon of some type.
Among the birds are the vulture, eagle, falcon, buzzard, kite, lark, nightingale, heron, stork and bustard.
The rocks of Falcon are believed by Sievers to belong to the Andean system; while the outlying peninsula of Paraguana probably belongs, geologically, to the same massif as Goajira and the Sierra Nevada de Santa Maria in Colombia.
The best quality is that from the Capadare district, in the state of Falcon, which rivals that of the Vuelta Abajo of Cuba.
General Juan Jose Falcon, after some years of civil war and confusion, maintained himself at the head of affairs from 1863 to 1868.Advertisement
His few lyrics were spirited ballads of adventure, inspired by an exalted patriotism - "The Revenge" (1878), "The Defence of Lucknow" (1879) - but he reprinted and finally published his old suppressed poem, The Lover's Tale, and a little play of his, The Falcon, versified out of Boccaccio, was produced by the Kendals at their theatre in the last days of 1879.
The knights of St John having been driven from Rhodes by the Turks, obtained the grant of Malta, Gozo and Tripoli in 1530 from the emperor Charles V., subject to a reversion in favour of the emperor's successor in the kingdom of Aragon should the knights leave Malta, and to the annual tribute of a falcon in acknowledgment that Malta was under the suzerainty of Spain.
Yet on occasion, as when performing its migrations, or even its almost daily transits from one feeding-ground to another, and still more when being pursued by a falcon, the speed with which it moves through the air is very considerable.
Another version is the medieval romance in The Seven Wise Masters of In the edition printed by Wynkyn de Worde it is told by "the first master" - a knight had one son, a greyhound and a falcon; the knight went to a tourney, a snake attacked the son, the falcon roused the hound, which killed the serpent, lay down by the cradle, and was killed by the knight, who discovered his error, like Llewelyn, and similarly repented (Villon Society, British Museum reprint, by Gomme and Wheatley).
The intestines were removed and placed in four vases (the burial, so-called Canopic jars) in which they were supposed to enjoy the protection of the four sons of Horus, the man-headed Mesti, the ape-headed Hapi, the jackal Duamutef and the falcon Kebhsenuf.Advertisement
The Raptores are well represented by a large number of genera and species, which include the condor, eagle, vulture, falcon, hawk and owl.
The avifauna includes the federally endangered southern bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus and peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus which successfully breeds here.
We explored the road verge north from the Falcon and then followed the track leading in to the old peat diggings.
We watched the beautiful falcon at rest for nearly ten minutes!
I drove to the Airport where I again saw the falcon in flight heading further up the valley.Advertisement
Diarist Samuel Pepys took advantage of its many inns, including the falcon in 1662.
The flow through was collected in a 50 ml falcon tube and applied once more to the column.
Swallows collect in their thousands to roost in the reed beds and are hunted by the elegant hobby falcon.
Falcon Camps will support you in communicating the gospel to young people.
Overhead there will be a constant procession of Eurasian griffons, and other raptors could include Honey Buzzard, Hobby or Peregrine Falcon.
Star bird of the holiday, and my only lifer was also seen here, ie Barbary Falcon.
The Falcon is a skilled aerial hunter, flying low over the tree tops to take their prey by surprise.
The Blue Falcon Inn showed the signs of the siege mentality that existed in the village.
A lanner Falcon weighing 1lb 5ozs can have 7 mils.
Notable species include peregrine falcon, red and black grouse, red deer and feral goats.
You may be fortunate enough to hear or even see a peregrine falcon along the route.
However, the highlight of the day was undoubtedly watching a peregrine falcon on the wing with some food in its mouth.
Sounds silly but the falcon knows that nothing likes going into thorn bushes, so she is protecting herself against retaliation by other rooks.
Some common symbols in Ancient Egyptian religious jewelry include the scarab (beetle ), lotus, serpent, falcon, and the eye.
I just swopped leased gasoline Falcon for for a dedicated LPG Falcon.
Begin your gourmet getaway at The Falcon Hotel, Castle Ashby, a relaxing 16th Century Inn with an award winning AA rosette restaurant.
Some common symbols in Ancient Egyptian religious jewelry include the scarab (beetle), lotus, serpent, falcon, and the eye.
It is similar in size to the rare Peregrine falcon.
As we stood outside the hotel a Bat Falcon flew past and we saw all three toucan species very well.
We found a distant large falcon soaring which was brown with blunt wings but too far away to see the underwing coverts.
The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.
The Salomon Falcon 9 ski boot is an excellent choice for advanced and expert all-mountain skiers who want to add more agility and strength to their performance.
Designed to provide a race-like feel with an extremely customizable fit, the Falcon 9 incorporates Salomon's latest technologies.
This boot was introduced in 2008, and Salomon has updated it for 2009 with the Falcon CS and Falcon CS Pro.
Today you can find the Falcon 9 at very good deals online.
Before purchasing a pair of boots from the Falcon 9 series, you will want to take a look at the specifics of the boot to ensure that it is the right fit for you and the way you ski.
There are several online resources where you can purchase the Falcon 9.
The 2009 version of the Falcon boot are the CS and CS Pro, which simply take the incredible performance of the Falcon 9 boot and upgrade it with Salomon's latest technologies.
These two new 2009 models offer all of the features of the original Falcon 9, but provides a few new specifications that greatly enhance performance.
If you are in the market for a new ski boot and the Salomon Falcon 9 seems like something you are interested in, make certain that you try on one of the newer models before purchasing online.
Lorenzo Lamas is best known for his role as Lance on the 80's prime time soap opera Falcon Crest.
After the huge box office success of Footloose, Singer acted in other 1980s fare such as The Man with One Red Shoe, alongside Tom Hanks, The Falcon and the Snowman and Summer Heat.
Falcon Northwest is exactly that kind of company.
If the Mach V exceeds your budget, Falcon Northwest also offers their Talon-line of desktops.
Along the way, you'll encounter (and take over the controls of) Slippy Toad, Falco Falcon, and even Star Wolf.
Mainstays like Mario and Donkey Kong are here, as well as Fox McCloud from Star Fox, Captain Falcon from F-Zero, Ganondorf from Zelda, and even that yellow, electric rat-thing that we all affectionately know as Pikachu.
For instance, Falcon will turn into a missle-slinging robot; Wang Tang changes into some insanely fast martial artist capable out a thousand hits per second... or so it seems when you're getting your butt kick by him.
Players controlled the Millennium Falcon to destroy the second Death Star.
Probably the most recognizable was as the setting for the Falcon Crest TV soap opera drama of the 1980s.
With practice, you can learn to recreate everything from Yoda to the Millennium Falcon.
It's one of the City's oldest, has great atmosphere, good food, and was made famous by Dashiell Hammett's Maltese Falcon.
Falcon Crest (1981-1990) - This soap told the tale of the Gioberti family as they struggled for control of the Falcon Crest winery.
Alfonso did a turn on the night time soap Falcon Crest during one of her absences from DOOL.
Not one to easily walk away from the spotlight, she focused her attention on acting instead, and was soon appearing on Falcon Crest and Melrose Place.
The categories were expanded to include prime time soap operas (such as Dallas, Dynasty and Falcon Crest) as well as Outstanding Villain and more.
Dallas, Dynasty, Falcon Crest and Knots Landing all remained in the top 20 shows watched in the seasonal ratings.
Peyton Place blazed the trail that would eventually feature television programming such as Dallas, Dynasty, Falcon Crest, Knots Landing, 90210, Melrose Place, Grey's Anatomy, and Brothers and Sisters.
She also did a stint on the prime time drama Falcon Crest.
During one of her hiatus breaks from Days Alfonso appeared on the prime time soap opera Falcon Crest.
Celebrities like former California governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and former Atlanta Falcon running back, Jamal Anderson, have been known to favor an Invicta.
Beso.com, a website that offers both the Avanti yoga pants and the Breathe capri in colors such as Black, Falcon, and Gem Blue.
Fans are encouraged to audition to become Falcon cheerleader judges as well by submitting a one minute video to YouTube telling why they should be chosen for the position.
However, most of these ladies do it for the charity and volunteering that they have an opportunity to be involved with as a result of being part of the Falcon's organization.
She was a regular on CBS' Falcon Crest, NBC's Days of Our Lives, HBO's First and Ten and, more recently, WB's Tom Arnold Show and My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star with Oliver Hudson.
Lamas' big break came in 1980 when he won the role of Lance on the prime time soap opera Falcon Crest.
She was the press liaison for Falcon Crest when she and Lorenzo met.
Heene might have just remained a prominent figure in Wife Swap lore if not for a certain incident involving a weather balloon, his six year old son Falcon and a reality show proposal.
In October, 2009, Heene dialed 911 to report that he believed that his son Falcon had been hiding in a weather balloon he had launched.
The story of the boy in the balloon grabbed international headlines until it was discovered that Falcon wasn't really in the balloon but instead had been hiding in the attic.
On Larry King Live ("live" being the operative word), Falcon inadvertently spilled the beans that the whole thing was a plot to drum up attention for a reality show Heene was shopping.
The first time the stars radially streaked in the viewport to indicate that the Millenium Falcon had successfully entered hyperspace, audiences gasped and then cheered.
While Luke flies his fighter to Dagobah to find legendary Jedi Master Yoda, Han and Leia escape in the Millenium Falcon to Cloud City, where Lando (Billy Dee Williams), a smuggler friend of Han rules a community of smugglers.
Lando, amoral but not evil, escapes the Imperials with Leia in the Millenium Falcon.
Almost a Star Wars character in her own right, the ship Millenium Falcon is a Corellian transport.
Solo was reputed to have won the Falcon from Calrissian in a card game; Calrissian seems to have borne no grudge.
Faster-than-light-capable, the Millenium Falcon was reported to be one of the fastest ships available, a useful attribute for a smuggler's vehicle and one that stood Solo in good stead.
The Millenium Falcon, perhaps because of the excessive modifications to make her more suitable for smuggling goods, has an unfortunate propensity for breaking down at dramatically useful moments.
The transport vessel was ideal for smuggling (and is often compared to the Millenium Falcon) as well as basic transport (including live animals).
In Return of the Jedi, Han reluctantly let Lando pilot the Falcon in the battle against the reconstructed Death Star when his mission took him to the moon of Endor.
Fett is the bad guy who tracked the whereabouts of the Falcon so that Darth Vader was able to set the trap and capture its unsuspecting crew.
In 1886 there was a serious volcanic eruption in the outlying island of Nivafoou, and at the same time Falcon Reef, normally awash at high water, discharged sufficient scoriae and pumice to form a new island 50 ft.
Some of the islands are built of volcanic rocks alone; such are Hongu-tonga and Hongu-hapai, which appear to be fragments of a single ancient crater, Tofua, Kao, Late, Metis, Amargua and Falcon Island.
The avifauna is very rich in migratory water and marsh fowl (Grallatores and Natatores), which come to breed in the coast region; but only five land birds - the ptarmigan (Lagopus alpinus), snow-bunting, Iceland falcon, snow-owl and raven - are permanent inhabitants of the region.
The Cretaceous beds form a band along each side of the Cordillera and along the southern flank of the Caribbean chain, and they spread over the greater part of the provinces of Falcon and Lara.
The line from Bishopsgate ran eastward to St Giles's churchyard (Cripplegate), where it turned to the south as far as Falcon square; again westerly by Aldersgate round the site of the Greyfriars (afterwards Christ's Hospital) towards Giltspur Street, then south by the Old Bailey to Ludgate, and then down to the Thames, where Dr Edwin Freshfield suggests that a Roman fortress stood on the site of Baynard's Castle.
Among land birds may be enumerated several varieties of eagle, vulture, falcon, owl, crow, jay, magpie, stork, quail, thrush, dove, &c. Pheasants are easily acclimatized; grouse and woodcock are indigenous on the uplands of the north; partridges, in all districts.
The fastest creature on earth is thought to be the peregrine falcon can reach speeds of over 150 mph in a dive.
There was one in The Maltese falcon, which is a falcon.
I was scanning ahead and shouted that we were coming up to a Red-necked falcon perched on a tree.
They called him "little falcon" or "Platosha," chaffed him good-naturedly, and sent him on errands.
The birds of prey, 45 species, of which 22 are peculiar to the group, vary in size from a tiny falcon not larger than a sparrow (Microhierax), to an immense monkey-catching eagle (Pithecophaga gefferyi, Grant), which is strong enough to seize monkeys as they leap from tree to tree.