eagle

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
eagle

Plural
eagles

An eagle
  1. A type of meat-eating bird.
    He saw an eagle perched on top of that tree.
  2. An old gold coin in the United States worth $10.
    He showed me his coin collection. He even had an old eagle.
  3. A score of two under par for a hole (golf).
    I got a birdy and you got an eagle on that last hole.

Verb[change]

Plain form
eagle

Third-person singular
eagles

Past tense
eagled

Past participle
eagled

Present participle
eagling

  1. (transitive) If you eagle a golf hole, you score two under par on it.
    • Synonym: none
    • Antonym: none
    I eagled the last hole with 3 strokes on a par 5.

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