One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1British dialect The marsh harrier.
2North American dated The peregrine falcon.
- ‘It is exciting to watch the duck hawk in pursuit of his prey.’
- ‘It was the European counterpart of our duck hawk that furnished royal sport in the Middle Ages.’
- ‘That impressive collection includes historical images from the 1930s and 1940s of many of the eyries formerly occupied by the eastern ‘duck hawks.’’
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