Meaning of ASTRINGER in English


/as"trin jeuhr/ , n. Falconry.

a person who trains and flies short-winged hawks, as the goshawk.

Also, austringer, ostringer .

[ 1425-75; late ME ostringer, alter., with intrusive n , as in PASSENGER, of MF ostricier, deriv. of ostour hawk auceptor, L acceptor, alter. of accipiter ACCIPITER ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .