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Saʹker

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A piece of light artillery. The word is borrowed from the saker hawk. (See Falcon.)

“The cannon, blunderbuss, and saker,

He was the inventor of and maker.”


Butler: Hudibras, i. 2.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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