haukka englanniksi   hawk, kite, buzzard, kestrel


: It is illegal to hunt hawks or other raptors in many parts of the world.

*: A hawk by nature, Ellenborough strongly favoured presenting St Petersburg with an ultimatum warning that any further incursions into Persia would be regarded as a hostile act.

*: He rode astride while m|en|hawking; she falconed in the ladylike position of sidesaddle.

: to hawk at flies

: rfquotek|Dryden

*: A falcon, towering in her pride of place, / Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed.

: The vendors were hawking their wares from little tables lining either side of the market square.

*: His works were hawked in every street.

*: He hawked up, with incredible straining, the interjection ah!

*: He had a new tough manner of pulling down breath and hawking into the street.

: Grandpa sat on the front porch, hawking and wheezing, as he packed his pipe with cheap tobacco.

: ux|en|A pair of kites built a nest on the cliff.

: ux|en|On windy spring days, we would fly kites.

: ux|en|Four-sided figures without parallel sides include trapezoids and kites.

*: ux|en|Detested kite, thou liest.

: ux|en|Im going kiting this weekend.

: ux|en|The wind kited us toward shore.

: ux|en|We spent the afternoon kiting around the bay.

: ux|en|He was convicted of kiting checks and sentenced to two years in prison.

: ux|en|Rising interest rates have kited the cost of housing.

: rfquotek|Francis Bacon

*: It is common, to a proverb, to call one who can not be taught, or who continues obstinately ignorant, a buzzard.

*: When she was musing she was a kestrel, which hangs in the air by an invisible motion of its wings.

*: Up on the downs the red-eyed kestrels hover,

*: Eyeing the grass.

*: The field mouse flits like a shadow into cover

*: As their shadows pass.

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