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Language: Old English
Origin: hafoc

hawk

1 noun
     
hawk
Related topics: Birds, Policies
hawk1 [countable]
1HBB a large bird that hunts and eats small birds and animals
2PPP a politician who believes in using military force [≠ dove]
3

watch somebody like a hawk

to watch someone very carefully
4

have eyes like a hawk

to be quick to notice things, especially small details

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