Bald eagle. See Bald eagle.Bold eagle. See under Bold.Double eagle, a gold coin of the United States worth twenty dollars.Eagle hawk(Zoöl.), a large, crested, South American hawk of the genus Morphnus.Eagle owl(Zoöl.), any large owl of the genus Bubo, and allied genera; as the American great horned owl (Bubo Virginianus), and the allied European species (B. maximus). See Horned owl.Eagle ray(Zoöl.), any large species of ray of the genus Myliobatis Eagle vulture (Zoöl.), a large West African bid intermediate, in several respects, between the eagles and vultures.

(Ea"gle-eyed`) a. Sharp-sighted as an eagle. "Inwardly eagle-eyed." Howell.

(Ea"gle-sight`ed) a. Farsighted and strong-sighted; sharp-sighted. Shak.

(Ea"gless) n. [Cf. OF. aiglesse.] (Zoöl.) A female or hen eagle. [R.] Sherwood.

(Ea"gle*stone) n. (Min.) 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; aëtites.

(Ea"glet) n. [Cf. OF. aiglet.] (Zoöl.) A young eagle, or a diminutive eagle.

(Ea"gle-winged`) a. Having the wings of an eagle; swift, or soaring high, like an eagle. Shak.

(Ea"gle*wood`) n. [From Skr. aguru, through Pg. aguila; cf. F. bois d'aigle.] A kind of fragrant wood. See Agallochum.

(Ea"grass) n. See Eddish. [Obs.]

(Ea"gre) n. [AS. eágor, gor, in comp., water, sea, eágor-streám water stream, sea.] A wave, or two or three successive waves, of great height and violence, at flood tide moving up an estuary or river; — commonly called the bore. See Bore.

(Eal"der*man, Eal"dor*man) , n. An alderman. [Obs.]

(Eale) n. [See Ale.] Ale. [Obs.] Shak.

(Eame) n. [AS. eám; akin to D. oom, G. ohm, oheim; cf. L. avunculus.] Uncle. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Ean) v. t. & i. [AS. eánian. See Yean.] To bring forth, as young; to yean. "In eaning time." Shak.

(Ean"ling) n. [See Ean, Yeanling.] A lamb just brought forth; a yeanling. Shak.

(Ear) n. [AS. eáre; akin to OFries. áre, ár, OS. ra, D. oor, OHG. ra, G. ohr, Icel. eyra, Sw. öra, Dan. öre, Goth. auso, L. auris, Lith. ausis, Russ. ukho, Gr. cf. L. audire to hear, Gr. Skr. av to favor , protect. Cf. Auricle, Orillon.]

2. A gold coin of the United States, of the value of ten dollars.

3. (Astron.) A northern constellation, containing Altair, a star of the first magnitude. See Aquila.

4. The figure of an eagle borne as an emblem on the standard of the ancient Romans, or so used upon the seal or standard of any people.

Though the Roman eagle shadow thee.

Some modern nations, as the United States, and France under the Bonapartes, have adopted the eagle as their national emblem. Russia, Austria, and Prussia have for an emblem a double-headed eagle.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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