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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·cre n. See Saker.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·cre, v. t.  To consecrate; to make sacred. [Obs.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·ker n.  [Written also sacar, sacre.]
 1. Zool. (a) A falcon (Falco sacer) native of Southern Europe and Asia, closely resembling the lanner.
 Note:The female is called chargh, and the male charghela, or sakeret.
 (b) The peregrine falcon. [Prov. Eng.]
 2. Mil. A small piece of artillery.
    On the bastions were planted culverins and sakers.   --Macaulay.
    The culverins and sakers showing their deadly muzzles over the rampart.   --Hawthorne.