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Definition of sacar (Meaning of sacar)
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Saker Sa"ker (s[=a]"k[~e]r), n. [F. sacre (cf. It. sagro, Sp.
	     & Pg. sacre), either fr. L. sacer sacred, holy, as a
	     translation of Gr. "ie`rax falcon, from "iero`s holy, or more
	     probably from Ar. [,c]aqr hawk.] [Written also {sacar},
	     {sacre}.]
	     1. (Zo["o]l.)
	        (a) A falcon ({Falco sacer}) native of Southern Europe and
	            Asia, closely resembling the lanner.
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	     Note: The female is called {chargh}, and the male
	           {charghela}, or {sakeret}.
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	        (b) The peregrine falcon. [Prov. Eng.]
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	     2. (Mil.) A small piece of artillery. --Wilhelm.
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	              On the bastions were planted culverins and sakers.
	                                                    --Macaulay.
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	              The culverins and sakers showing their deadly
	              muzzles over the rampart.             --Hawthorne.
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	  Sacar Sa"car, n.
	     See {Saker}.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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