Definition of Kestrels

1. Noun. (plural of kestrel) ¹



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Definition of Kestrels

1. kestrel [n] - See also: kestrel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kestrels

kesars
kesh
keshan disease
keshes
kesho-mawashi
keslop
keslops
kess
kessed
kesses
kessing
kest
kesting
kestral
kestrel
kestrels (current term)
kests
ket
keta
ketaguri
ketal
ketal pyruvate transferase
ketals
ketamination
ketamine
ketamine hydrochloride
ketamines
ketanserin
ketas
ketazine

Literary usage of Kestrels

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1. Stray Notes on Fishing and Natural History by Cornwall Simeon (1860)
"... of Sparrow-hawk—Boldness and voracity of Stoat—Jays—bait for—Flocks of Magpies—Jays, Magpies, &c. subject to fits—Raven—Cats—Barn-owls—kestrels—Foxes. ..."

2. Stray Notes on Fishing and Natural History by Cornwall Simeon (1860)
"... of Sparrow-hawk—Boldness and voracity of Stoat—Jays—bait for—Flocks of Magpies—Jays, Magpies, &c. subject to fits—Haven—Cats—Barn-owls—kestrels—Foxes. ..."

3. Nature and Sport in Britain by Henry Anderson Bryden (1904)
"But, unhappily, alongside these marauders were nailed also the bodies of eight kestrels, clear proof that the gamekeeper responsible for this grisly array ..."

4. Shooting by Thomas de Grey Walsingham, Ralph Payne-Gallwey (1886)
"In this wood were the nests of no less than six pairs of kestrels, ... The keeper had been strictly ordered not to molest the kestrels in any way, ..."

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