Man-of-war hawk


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Man-of-war hawk (Zoöl) the frigate bird.
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In literature:

The frigate-birds were called by the sailors the man-of-war bird, and also the sea-hawk.
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
He was a Guru of a new type, a lover of horses and hawks, and a man of war.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie