The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The art and practice of employing trained hawks in the pursuit and capture on the wing of other birds, a sport largely indulged in by the upper classes in early times in Europe.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Falconry'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/f/falconry.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.