• The hawk flies away with the lamp
    The hawk flies away with the lamp
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Hawked Curved like a hawk's bill; crooked.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The fish-hawk will sometimes build near the ground The fish-hawk will sometimes build near the ground
DUCK HAWKS ON THE PALISADES OF THE HUDSON The "Noble Peregrine" of falconry carrying a pigeon to its young. Range: North and South America. Habitat Group in The American Museum of Natural History DUCK HAWKS ON THE PALISADES OF THE HUDSON The "Noble Peregrine" of falconry carrying a pigeon to its young. Range:...
sparrow hawk on branch sparrow hawk on branch
A farmer holding a captured hawk A farmer holding a captured hawk

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The American Kestrel hawk weighs only four ounces
    • hawked Crooked; curving like a hawk's bill.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Blue Jays can imitate the calls of hawks
    • adj Hawked hawkt (Scot.) spotted, streaked
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Know a hawk from a handsaw - If someone knows a hawk from a handsaw, they are able to distinguish things and assess them.


In literature:

But Perry was fond of hawks, and much regretted that the days were gone by when hawking was a favourite pastime.
"Dr. Jolliffe's Boys" by Lewis Hough
The sparrow hawk and the sharp-shinned hawk may visit the vicinity to feed upon the other feeders.
"Bird Day; How to prepare for it" by Charles Almanzo Babcock
While living in this place, Mr. Lincoln served in the Black Hawk War, in 1832, as captain and private.
"Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday" by Various
Magpies and jays and hawks.
"Burr Junior" by G. Manville Fenn
I told Captain Searle what Captain Hawk had said.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
My idea is, to send out the Sparrow-Hawk, being so fast a sailer.
"The Privateersman" by Frederick Marryat
Waupee, or the White Hawk, lived in a remote part of the forest, where animals and birds were abundant.
"The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
They had not gone far when Hawk came to a sudden pause, and stood transfixed and motionless like a dark statue.
"Silver Lake" by R.M. Ballantyne
Jasper smiled as he thought of the way they would scurry for shelter if he should cry out like a hawk.
"The Tale of Jasper Jay" by Arthur Scott Bailey
It is because he has won the prize so often that he is called the Sparrow-hawk.
"King Arthur and His Knights" by Maude L. Radford

In poetry:

The bridal time of Law and Love,
The gladness of the world's release,
When, war-sick, at the feet of Peace
The hawk shall nestle with the dove!--
"Lexington" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Gay knights beside her hunt and hawk,
I rob their ears of her sweet talk;
Her suitors come from east and west,
I steal her smiles from every guest.
"The Henchman" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"The wild hawk to the wind-swept sky,
The deer to the wholesome wold,
And the heart of a man to the heart of a maid,
As it was in the days of old."
"The Gipsy Trail" by Rudyard Kipling
Blue poured into summer blue,
A hawk broke from his cloudless tower,
The roof of the silo blazed, and I knew
That part of my life was forever over.
"End Of Summer" by Stanley Kunitz
Whose wings, like strange transparent talc, rose
high above his hawk-faced head,
Painted with silver and with red and ribbed with
rods of Oreichalch?
"The Sphinx" by Oscar Wilde
Swift, swifter than those hawks of war,
Those threatening wings that pulse the air,
Far as the vanward ranks are set,
You are gone before them, you are there!
"To Women" by Robert Laurence Binyon

In news:

1 ranked and undefeated D-V Liberty Hawks (6-0, 1-0) dominated the Yosemite Badgers (0-6, 0-1) last Friday at Badger Stadium posting a 48-0 shutout in the League opener for both teams.
Hawk's Tavern, in Mill Valley, continues to tweak its gastropub image.
Niklas Hjalmarsson, after the Hawks' 5-3 Game 4 loss.
Jordan ' Diggers pound out victory against Alta Hawks.
Creative Commons photo by Flickr user Thomas Hawk.
'Hawks' Weigh In Against Action.
Deficit Hawk Returns, Much to His Party's Dismay .
Ethan Hawke plays the title role, sometimes referred to as "the Russian Hamlet".
Hawk trying to dry out after all the rain.
Drenched Hawk at Alvin Park.
After the rain last night as we were walking our dogs we noticed this hawk perched in his usual spot and he looked like he was soaked.
When the Celtics won their first championship in 1957 they beat the Hawks on the 13th of April, the Saturday after Easter.
The Global Hawk is unveiled at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif, on Thursday, Jan 15.
The Hawks nearly knocked off nemesis Ben Davis, then stunned fo.
Racine Barton holds Grasshopper, a Swainson's hawk, who can be seen by visitors to Saturday's open house at the California Raptor Center at UC Davis.

In science:

Although the Hawking-Horowitz energy computation is well known for these branes we present for clarity the computation of energy E and tension T in parallel below.
General Definition of Gravitational Tension
This situation can be described by instanton calculations as, for instance, the Coleman-de Luccia and the Hawking-Moss instantons.
Vacuum decay by p-branes production
Hawking, “Action Integrals And Partition Functions In Quantum Gravity,” Phys.
Holography and Brane-bulk Energy Exchange
From the expression of GUP derived in section three one sees that its effect on the Hawking temperature becomes negligibly small for the ADD model.
GUP in presence of extra dimensions and lifetime of mini black holes
Only the lower value of ∆E is applicable to the black hole radiation for it gives the correct asymptotic dependence of the Hawking temperature on the black hole mass.
GUP in presence of extra dimensions and lifetime of mini black holes