eaglenoun [ C ]uk /ˈiː.ɡəl/ us /ˈiː.ɡəl/
Examples from literature
- Eagles are one of the largest and strongest birds in the world.
- Eagles often build their nests at the top of tall trees or on mountains where their babies are safe from other animals.
- Eagles use their powerful eyes to find food.
- Eagles use their strong wings to fly fast and high in the sky.
- Even from high up, eagles can see things very far below them.
- Penguins swim with their flippers, and eagles fly with their wings.
- And he, too, in that moment saw far up above him the beating of an eagle's wings.
- As much as wolves the shepherds feared the eagles.
- Behind them the old eagle watched with outstretched wings, the great free bird which we stamp on American silver, backed with "In God We Trust."
- Emus, eagles, parrots, white swans and overgrown pelicans of many varieties, enrich the ornithological kingdom, while among insects and reptiles are found some less desirable specimens, such as tarantulas.
- The ravens were gathering fast now, knowing that what fell from above must needs be their prey, and two great eagles were wheeling high overhead, waiting.