noun. ['ˈfælkənɝ'] a person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry.
- faulconnier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Words that Rhyme with Falconer
Example sentences of the word falconer
1. Noun, singular or mass
Once you pass, you must become an apprentice to a master falconer who agrees to sponsor you.
Quotes containing the word falconer
1. Turning and turning in the widening gyreThe falcon cannot hear the falconer;Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhereThe ceremony of innocence is drowned;The best lack all conviction, while the worstAre full of passionate intensity.
- W.B. Yeats, The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats