The big guns—Manning and New England Patriot Tom Brady and Atlanta falcon Matt Ryan (maybe)—have first-round byes.
The boy's name is falcon Heene—and his family has appeared on the ABC program Wife Swap.
“We know the nest of the falcon will not remain empty,” he adds.
And that original score that kicks in as a new-age Millennium falcon swoops into view is sure to get you going.
For herself, Gu chose the English name Horus L. Kai, after the ancient Egyptian god of war, sun, and sky, symbolized as a falcon.
The falcon, as well as the eagle, was a "fire-bringer or lightning-bird."
At that moment they saw the falcon hovering before the door.
I thought of her as of a dove, which a falcon had swept away.
And it must remain a puzzle to falcon and all his countrymen until it solves itself.
She darted down from heaven into the air like some falcon sailing on his broad wings and screaming.
mid-13c., from Old French faucon (12c.), from Late Latin falconem (nominative falco) "falcon," probably from Latin falx (genitive falcis) "curved blade, pruning hook, sickle;" the bird said to be so called for the shape of its talons, legs, or beak, but also possibly from the shape of its spread wings.
The other theory is that falx is of Germanic origin and means "gray bird," which is supported by the antiquity of the word in Germanic but opposed by those who point out that falconry by all evidences was imported from the East, and the Germans got it from the Romans, not the other way around.