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(Animals) a large falcon, Falco cherrug, of E Europe and central Asia: used in falconry
[C14 sagre, from Old French sacre, from Arabic saqr]


(ˈseɪ kər)

a brown and white Eurasian falcon, Falco cherrug, of grasslands and deserts.
[1350–1400; < Middle French sacre « Arabic ṣaqr]
halcón sacre
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So that, Sancho, it will not do for us to uncover ourselves, for he who has us in charge will be responsible for us; and perhaps we are gaining an altitude and mounting up to enable us to descend at one swoop on the kingdom of Kandy, as the saker or falcon does on the heron, so as to seize it however high it may soar; and though it seems to us not half an hour since we left the garden, believe me we must have travelled a great distance."
Summary: Melbourne [Australia], July 28 (ANI): Former Australia and England fast-bowling coach David Saker feels that James Pattinson is a must for the Australian side during the second Test match against England, scheduled to be played at Lord's.
National Bank of Kuwait branch - Wikimedia commons CAIRO - 21 April 2019: The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) is focusing on increasing its market share in Egypt, according to CEO of NBK Essam Saker. He added in a statementthat the expanding will be in the retail sector -- as an example- through transferring the bank's expertise in providing technological solutions to the biggest market in the region in terms of population.
SYDNEY: Australia's bowling coach David Saker quit Thursday just months out from the World Cup and an Ashes tour to England for the best interests of the team".Saker, who performed a similar role with England before joining the Australian set-up in 2016, resigned after lengthy talks with coach Justin Langer.
ISLAMABAD -- A Saker Falcon fitted with a satellite tracking device by the World Wide Fund (WWF) Russia for research purposes was caught by trappers in Balochistan some 10 days ago.
For the first time in ten years, an active nest of Saker Falcon Falco cherrug has been found in Bulgaria.
JOHANNESBURG Australia bowling coach David Saker admits some players are struggling to free their minds of the ball-tampering scandal as they slip towards a heavy defeat in the fourth test and a first series loss to South Africa in almost 50 years.
KARACHI -- Chemicals carrier M.T Ginga Saker carrying 2,851 tonnes Acetic Acid was allotted berth at Engro Vopak Terminal on Sunday.
Saker Aviation Services, through its subsidiaries, operates in the aviation services segment of the general aviation industry, in which it servea as the operator of a heliport, a fixed base operation (FBO), and as a consultant for a seaplane base that it does not own.
NJFC ELECTS CHAIR: The New Jersey Food Council has elected the association's new chairman, Richard Saker, who currently serves as vice chair.
Saker Aviation Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is an aviation services company specializing in ground-based services to the general aviation marketplace,