Definition of


  1. (noun, animal) any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
  2. (noun, quantity) (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole
  3. (noun, possession) a former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars
  4. (noun, communication) an emblem representing power
  5. (verb, contact) shoot two strokes under par
  6. (verb, competition) shoot in two strokes under par

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Synonyms of Eagle

bird of jove, double birdie

Origin of the word Eagle

  1. mid-14c., from O.Fr. egle, from O.Prov. aigla, from L. aquila "black eagle," fem. of aquilus "dark colored" (bird). The native term was erne. Golf score sense is first recorded 1922. The figurative eagle-eyed is attested from c.1600. more

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Words that sound like Eagle

e. coli, easel, easily, easy lay, echolalia, egg cell, eggshell, equal, equally, excel, exhale, exile, ezechiel, ezekiel

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