Definition of 'eagle'
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Elephants come and go, sea eagles wheel in the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is an elegant bird, an eagle with spread wings. Times, Sunday Times (2017)PET owners have been warned to lock up their animals after a giant golden eagle escaped its perch. The Sun (2016)THIS golden eagle was rescued after being kept in a third floor flat's filthy kitchen. The Sun (2016)The golden eagle is significantly smaller all round. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That run included four birdies and an eagle. The Sun (2014)Ospreys are fish hawks as large as eagles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are still complaints from sheep farmers who claim sea eagles take their lambs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both come under attack from golden eagles and peregrine falcons. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Or the bald eagle that got the job in the end. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The sea eagles feed on them but it does not stop the rabbits increasing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)By then the two brilliant eagles he had conjured up on the second and eighth holes were just a distant memory. The Sun (2012) Legal eagles are on the case. The Sun (2016)The putt was holed for eagle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is an elegant bird, an eagle with spread wings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They had 25 birdies and one eagle between them. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On the back nine he had 13 birdies and two eagles. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Britain's largest eagle has enjoyed a record year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The American made two birdies and an eagle on the back nine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was unmistakable: a bald eagle. Christianity Today (2000)I hit a lot of greens and obviously two eagles on the back nine helped my score a bit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Because some treat pitching for compensation like buying a lottery ticket, an attitude the legal eagles seem happy to encourage. The Sun (2008)His emblem is an eagle. COLLINS DICTIONARY OF SAINTS (2004) Legal eagles will be watching. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I'll look on like a proud parent bird at my eagle fledgling. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's dark red, not quite finished and has a large white eagle painted on one wall. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'eagle'
British English: eagle /ˈiːɡl/ NOUN
An eagle is a large bird that hunts and kills small animals for food.
- American English: eagle
- Arabic: عُقاب
- Brazilian Portuguese: águia
- Chinese: 雕
- Croatian: orao
- Czech: orel
- Danish: ørn
- Dutch: adelaar
- European Spanish: águila
- Finnish: kotka
- French: aigle
- German: Adler
- Greek: αετός
- Italian: aquila
- Japanese: ワシ
- Korean: 독수리
- Norwegian: ørn
- Polish: orzeł
- European Portuguese: águia
- Romanian: vultur
- Russian: орел
- Latin American Spanish: águila
- Swedish: örn
- Thai: นกอินทรี
- Turkish: kartal
- Ukrainian: орел
- Vietnamese: đại bàng
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