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See also: chickenhawk
- (archaic, zoology) Any of the North American hawk species (Cooper's hawk, sharp-shinned hawk and red-tailed hawk), or counterparts elsewhere, mistakenly believed to be pests.
- (UK, US, gay slang) An adult male preferring younger male sexual partners.
- (pejorative, politics, slang) An advocate of war or military action who is avoiding personal military service, or avoided it in the past.