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Definition of "hawks" []

  • Plural form of hawk. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hawk. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hawks" in a sentence
  • "But if it were known to all that I know to have benn performed of late in Essex, where a minister taking a benefice (of less than twenty pounds in the Queen’s books so far as I remember) was enforced to pay to his patron twenty quarters of oats, ten quarters of wheat, and sixteen yearly of barley (which he called hawks’ meat), and another let the like in farm to his patron for ten pounds by the year which is well worth forty at the least, the cause of our threadbare gowns would easily appear: for such patrons do scrape the wool from our cloaks."
  • "Since iguanas are preyed upon by hawks, their fear of hawks is exploited by blowing a hawk's whistle which makes the iguana freeze and become easier to capture in the wild."
  • "OurFiscalSecurity, as a counterweight to the power of the deficit hawks, is sorely needed."