Animals

 

Alaunt

Large, generally fierce hound with a short, broad head.

Amling

Of a horse, one that has an easy, comfortable gait.

Ancipiter

Bird of prey.

Brachet

Hunting dog.

Buzzard

1) Useless hawk 2) Stupid, ignorant, gullible person.

Coney

Rabbit.

Courser

Large horse bread for tilting.

Garron

Workhorse.

Goshawks

Powerfully–built, short–winged hawks used in falconry.

Griffon

Heraldic imaginary creature with the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion.

Hobies

Small horses, probably native to Ireland.

Lyard

Streaked or spotted with grey or white; dappled; often used as the first part of a horse's name in the Middle Ages.

Mews

Place where birds of the chase were kept and cared for.

Palfrey

A small, gentle horse, usually ridden by women.

Sumptermule

A beast of burden.

 

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