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An example use of hawk in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… i think i think a good hawk in a hawking …”
A hawk is a bird of prey with a hooked beak and powerful talons.
the word hawk occurs in english on average 3.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.