Bate in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Bate

the action of a hawk beating its wings to attempt a takeoff from its perch

Examples of Bate in a sentence

A baby hawk will have to bate furiously to lift its tiny body out of its nest and into the air for the first time.  πŸ”Š

In falconry, a hawk will bate to take off from the arm of its trainer only when it is commanded to do so.  πŸ”Š

A strong gust of wind disturbed the resting hawk and made it bate in an attempt to leave its perch and fly.  πŸ”Š

A hawk is said to β€˜bate’ when it beats its wings in an attempt to takeoff from a perch, whether that perch is its nest or the arm of its trainer.  πŸ”Š

While the term β€˜bate’ is often used to refer to hawks, nearly all birds do this when they flap their wings to catch a gust of wind and leave their perch.  πŸ”Š

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