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eagle

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Golden eagle (bird).
See also Eagle

English

Etymology

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From Anglo-Norman egle, from Old French aigle, from the [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] aquila.

Pronunciation

1894 golden eagle (coin).

Noun

Singular
eagle

Plural
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  1. Any of several large carnivorous birds in the family Accipitridae, having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision.
  2. (US) A gold coin with a face value of $10.00 formerly used in the United States.
  3. (golf) A score of two under par for a hole.

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Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to eagle

Third person singular
eagles

Simple past
eagled

Past participle
eagled

Present participle
eagling

to eagle (third-person singular simple present eagles, present participle eagling, simple past and past participle eagled)
  1. (golf) To score an eagle.

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