Ey`as (?), n. [F.niais fresh from the nest, a derivative fr. L. nidus nest. E. an eyas for a nias. See Nest, and cf. Nias, Jashawk.] Zool.

A nesting or unfledged bird; in falconry, a young hawk from the nest, not able to pry for itself.

Shak J. H. Walsh


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Ey"as, a.

Unfledged, or newly fledged.


Like eyas hawk up mounts unto the skies, His newly budded pinions assay. Spenser.


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