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sharp-shinned hawk

[shahrp-shind] /ˈʃɑrpˌʃɪnd/
noun
1.
a North American hawk, Accipiter striatus, having extremely slender legs, a bluish-gray back, and a white, rusty-barred breast.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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