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Definition of the noun eagle

What does eagle mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • eagle: eagles
  • Eagle: Eagles

  1. any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
  2. (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole
    • domain: golf / golf game
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • more generic word: score = a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest
  3. a former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • more generic word: coin = a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  4. an emblem representing power
    • example: the Roman eagle
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic words: allegory / emblem = a visible symbol representing an abstract idea

Alternative definition of the noun eagle


  1. Any of several large carnivorous and carrion-eating birds in the family Accipitridae, having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision.
  2. A representation of such a bird carried as an emblem
  3. [US] A gold coin with a face value of $10.00 formerly used in the United States.
  4. [golf] A score of two under par for a hole.

Definition of the verb eagle

What does eagle mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: eagled | eagling | eagles

  1. shoot two strokes under par
    • example: She eagled the hole
    • domain: golf / golf game
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of eagle: double birdie
    • more generic word: shoot = throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
  2. shoot in two strokes under par


  1. Eagle is a city in Ada County, Idaho. The population was 19,908 at the 2010 census. Due to growth in the Boise metropolitan area, Eagle has become increasingly suburban in recent years.
  2. Eagle is a Statutory Town in and the county seat of Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The population was 6,508 at the 2010 census.
  3. Eagle is a city located along the south bank of the Yukon River near the United States-Canada border in the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. It includes the Eagle Historic District, a U.S. National Historic Landmark. The population was 86 at the 2010 census. Every February, Eagle hosts a checkpoint for the long-distance Yukon Quest sled dog race.
  4. Eagle is a village in Cass County, Nebraska, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 1,024.
  5. Eagle is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,950 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Eagle.
  6. Eagle is a village in Clinton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 123 at the 2010 census.
  7. Eagle is a town in Wyoming County, New York. The population was 1,194 at the 2000 census.
  8. Eagle is a town in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,117 at the 2000 census. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates a population of 3,680 for the year 2008. The Village of Eagle is located within the town. The unincorporated community of Eagleville is also located in the town.
  9. Eagle is village in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 7 miles south-west from Lincoln and 2 miles east from North Scarle. Eagle is part of the civil parish of Eagle and Swinethorpe.
  10. Eagle a.k.a. Eagle, Pennsylvania: Eagle is an unincorporated community in Upper Uwchlan Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. Located at 40°4′40″N 75°41′16″W / 40.07778°N 75.68778°W, the center of the village is the intersection of Pottstown Pike and Little Conestoga Road, where the historic Eagle Tavern is located. Eagle has recently experienced tremendous development, including upgrades to the village's main roads.
  11. Eagle is a town in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 593 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Balmoral, Basswood, and Eagle Corners are located in the town.
  12. Eagle a.k.a. Eagle, Illinois: Eagle is an unincorporated community in Mountain Township, Saline County, Illinois, United States. Eagle is 10 miles southeast of Harrisburg.
  13. Eagle a.k.a. Eagle, West Virginia: Eagle is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia.

There are other places with in their name, like Eagle Bay, Eagle Eye, New Eagle, War Eagle, Bald Eagle, Eagle Bend, Eagle Hill, Eagle Lake, Eagle Nest, Eagle Pass, Eagle Rock, Grey Eagle, Eagle Butte, Eagle Cliff, Eagle Creek, Eagle Falls, Eagle Grove, Eagle Point, Eagle Ranch.

Phrases with Eagle

Phrases starting with the word Eagle:

  1. eagle owl
  2. eagle ray
  3. Eagle-Owl
  4. eagle fern
  5. Eagle Rays
  6. eagle-eyed
  7. eagle scout

Phrases ending with the word Eagle:

  1. sea eagle
  2. bald eagle
  3. fish eagle
  4. half eagle
  5. Iron Eagle
  6. Black Eagle
  7. Blood eagle
  8. harpy eagle
  9. Legal Eagle
  10. Pygmy Eagle
  11. Snake Eagle
  12. tawny eagle
  13. Booted Eagle

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Eagle

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Google previewPieces to Speak...declamations and Dialogues...with Helpful Notes as to Delivery (1897)

President : The eagle is a noble bird. The eagle is a noble Wrd, Mr. President. Mr. President, the eagle is a noble bird. With one foot firmly planted on the summit of the Rocky Mountains, and the other cooled alternately in the foaming ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Symbols (2013)

by J. E. Cirlot

The eagle is a bird living in the full light of the sun and it is therefore considered to be luminous in its essence, and to share in the...

From the Far East to Northern Europe, the eagle is the bird associated with the gods of power and war. It is the ...

Google previewThe Book of Nature and the Book of Man (1870)

In which is Accepted as the Type of Creation, the Microcosm, the Great Pivot on which All Lower Forms of Life Turn by Charles Ottley Groom Napier

The secretary eagle is a type of emigrants, who carry with them, the means of the extirpation of the vices in the land where...

Google previewThe Structure of Long-term Memory (2013)

A Connectivity Model of Semantic Processing by Wolfgang Klimesch

A completely different kind of search process is used to determine why, for example, an eagle is a bird. Here the search goal consists not only in the discovery of common pathways, but also in the retrieval of that information represented by ...

Google previewWorks of H.R. and M.S.H. the Prince of Mantua and Montferrat, Prince of Ferrara, Nevers, Réthel, and Alençon (1886)

by Charles Ottley Groom Napier

The secretary eagle is a type of emigrants, who carry with them, the means of the extirpation of the vices in the land where...

Google previewHeaven's Eagle (2013)

A Revelation of the Holy Spirit in Psalm 91 by Daniel O'Neil

Heaven’s Eagle is a commentary on one of Scripture’s most beloved passages, Psalm 91.

Google previewThe Bible, Is it Believable? If not, what then? (2014)

by Dr. Tyrone Bennett

The eagle is a huge birdand has the ability to soar very high at great distances, and has the willingness toattack anysize prey. With such gusto this bird has been calleda terrifying symbol of courage and tenacity. Before the time of Christ, ...

Google previewToward a Universal Radio Frequency System for Special Operations Forces (2009)

Abbreviated Version by National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Standing Committee on Research, Development, and Acquisition Options for U.S. Special Operations Command, Committee on Universal Radio Frequency System for Special Operations Forces

Cobham Eagle As seen in Figure 19, the Cobham Eagle is a short-range infantry assault radio designed and developed by Cobham Defense Communications to provide a wireless extension for the ROVIS , AN/VIC-3, ...

Google previewThe Words of Power (2012)

by George Antwi

The royal eagle is a king among all the animals and if there might be any animal that is a king then it must be the chief of kings in the animals' kingdom. It has the longest life-span that the image is used in many nations' flag to symbolize royalty ...

Google previewPrayer Rain

by Dr. D. K. Olukoya

The eagle is a very strong and powerful bird. It weighs 4 kilograms and it can carry a weight of 20 kilograms. Where...

Google previewHeaven's Eyes (2015)

See What God Sees about You by Wale Adebola

The eagle is a beautiful and noble creature, the most intelligent of its species. The eagle is designed to...

The natural element of the eagle is the heavens above, where no crow or chicken will struggle for a place with it.

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

It is sometimes known as the river eagle. The fish eagle is a similar size to the widespread golden eagle, Aquila clmjsaetos. However, its shape is different: it has broader wings, a shorter tail and spiny-soled toes, a adaptations for hunting fish.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

an eagle, displayed, with two heads, ar. Lemprew, or Lempreur. Purp. an eagle, displayed, with two heads, or, a chief ar Merdred. Az. three eagles, displayed, with two heads, or. Pedocrew, or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Indian Movement (2013)

by Bruce Elliott Johansen

Jimmy Eagle, a young AIM activist (and a grandson of Gladys Bissonette), was charged with the murders of two FBI agents (Jack Coler and Ronald Williams) at the Jumping Bull ranch on the Pine Ridge reservation on June 26, ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Native Art (2003)

Worldview, Symbolism, and Culture in Africa, Oceania, and North America by Hope B. Werness

Eagle. The eagle is the king of the birds in North America, associated with bravery, visual acuity and strength. Its majestic appearance, the mysterious inaccessibility of nesting sites and the seemingly impossible heights to which it flies all add ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Native American Healing (1996)

by William S. Lyon

Ganegwāe Iroquois, Northeast The Eagle Dance, which is widespread among the different Iroquois nations. It is a healing ...

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Small photo of Isolated on white background, flying Golden eagle, Aquila chrysaetos, big bird of prey with outstretched wings. Front view. Eagle flying directly at camera. Action photo.Small photo of Golden eagle looking around. A majestic golden eagle takes in its surroundings from its spot amongst moorland vegetation.Small photo of Isolated Intense Eagle StareSmall photo of Golden Eagle, Aquila chrysaetos, big bird of prey lands on autumn meadow with outstretched wings against colorful evening sky in background. Close up eagle in autumn landscape, Europe.Small photo of Eagle flying, Golden eagleSmall photo of golden eagleSmall photo of White tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) More...

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Eagle in Baby Sign Language, ASL

Your baby can easily learn from you to sign Eagle. Learn how to teach your baby to sign Eagle {on the go} with ASL {without flashcards}. Post a video of your ...

Quotes about Eagle

I'd like to share
these magnificent pair.
Black eagles, mid-air
in battle,
One eagle's about to tackle,
Wings spread, sharp talons dread.
Tears up the skies, an eagle dies,
on mountains highs.
Victor flies, to a new sunrise. (Philo Yan)
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Scrabble value of E1A1G2L1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of EAGLE

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