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.
- 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).
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