Eagle meaning

ēgəl
The definition of an eagle is a bird of prey with powerful wings and strong eyesight, or something resembling this bird on a seal or drawing, or a golf score equal to two strokes under par.

An example of an eagle is the bald eagle.

An example of an eagle is a drawing of a flying prey bird on a national shield.

An example of an eagle is taking only two strokes to get a golf ball in the cup on a par four hole.

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A golf score of two strokes under par on a hole.
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Any of various large diurnal birds of prey of the family Accipitridae, including members of the genera Aquila and Haliaeetus, characterized by broad wings, a hooked bill, keen vision, and soaring flight.
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A representation of an eagle used as an emblem or insignia.
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A gold coin formerly used in the United States, stamped with an eagle on the reverse side and having a face value of ten dollars.
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To shoot (a hole in golf) in two strokes under par.
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Any of several large carnivorous and carrion-eating birds in the family Accipitridae, having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision.
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A representation of such a bird carried as an emblem.
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(US, numismatics) A gold coin with a face value of $10.00 formerly used in the United States.
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(golf) A score of two under par for a hole.
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(golf) To score an eagle.
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The landing unit of Apollo 11.
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To score an eagle in golf.
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A representation of the eagle, used as a symbol or emblem of a nation, etc.
  • The military standard of the Roman Empire.
  • The national emblem of the U.S.
  • The military insigne of a colonel in the U.S. armed forces (captain in the U.S. Navy).
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A former U.S. gold coin worth $10
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A score of two under par on any hole.
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To score an eagle on (a given hole)
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A city in Alaska.
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Any of a number of rivers in the United States and Canada.
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A city in Idaho.
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A village in Nebraska.
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A town in New York.
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A village in Wisconsin.
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Any of a number of large, strong, flesh-eating accipitrine birds of prey noted for their sharp vision and powerful wings, as the bald eagle.
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Origin of eagle

  • Middle English egle from Anglo-Norman from Old Provençal aigla from Latin aquila

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English egle, from Anglo-Norman egle, from Old French aigle, from Latin aquila. Displaced native Middle English ern, earn, arn, from Old English earn. More at erne.

    From Wiktionary