Bald eagle - () The white-headed eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) of
America. The young, until several years old, lack the white feathers on
Beagle - (n.) A small hound, or hunting dog, twelve to fifteen inches
high, used in hunting hares and other small game. See Illustration in
Beagle - (n.) Fig.: A spy or detective; a constable.
Bold eagle - () an Australian eagle (Aquila audax), which destroys lambs
and even the kangaroo.
Eagle-eyed - (a.) Sharp-sighted as an eagle.
Eagle-sighted - (a.) Farsighted and strong-sighted; sharp-sighted.
Eagless - (n.) A female or hen eagle.
Eaglestone - (n.) A concretionary nodule of clay ironstone, of the size
of a walnut or larger, so called by the ancients, who believed that the
eagle transported these stones to her nest to facilitate the laying of
her eggs; aetites.
Eaglet - (n.) A young eagle, or a diminutive eagle.
Eagle-winged - (a.) Having the wings of an eagle; swift, or soaring high,
like an eagle.
Eaglewood - (n.) A kind of fragrant wood. See Agallochum.
Gier-eagle - (n.) A bird referred to in the Bible (Lev. xi. 18and Deut.
xiv. 17) as unclean, probably the Egyptian vulture (Neophron
Porbeagle - (n.) A species of shark (Lamna cornubica), about eight feet
long, having a pointed nose and a crescent-shaped tail; -- called also
Probeagle - (n.) See Porbeagle.
Sea eagle - () Any one of several species of fish-eating eagles of the
genus Haliaeetus and allied genera, as the North Pacific sea eagle. (H.
pelagicus), which has white shoulders, head, rump, and tail; the
European white-tailed eagle (H. albicilla); and the Indian white-tailed
sea eagle, or fishing eagle (Polioaetus ichthyaetus). The bald eagle
and the osprey are also sometimes classed as sea eagles.
Sea eagle - () The eagle ray. See under Ray.
Spread-eagle - (a.) Characterized by a pretentious, boastful, exaggerated
style; defiantly or extravagantly bombastic; as, a spread-eagle orator;
a spread-eagle speech.
Teagle - (n.) A hoisting apparatus; an elevator; a crane; a lift.
Water eagle - () The osprey.