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ter·cel  audio  (tûrsl) KEY  also tier·cel  (tîrsl) KEY 

NOUN:
A male hawk used in falconry.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Old French terçuel, from Vulgar Latin *tertilus, diminutive of Latin tertius, third; see trei- in Indo-European roots


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