The boy's name is falcon Heene—and his family has appeared on the ABC program Wife Swap.
The big guns—Manning and New England Patriot Tom Brady and Atlanta falcon Matt Ryan (maybe)—have first-round byes.
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.
They are the Tarpon, the falcon, the Sea Fox, and the Octopus.
The falcon, as well as the eagle, was a "fire-bringer or lightning-bird."
I gave it—ay, I gave it to a youth that came to mine aid, and reclaimed a falcon for me!
I thought of her as of a dove, which a falcon had swept away.
It is possible that in snaring the owl we have caught the falcon.
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.