Middle English Dictionary Entry

lūre n.(1)
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1.
(a) Hawk. A bait for recalling hawks, usually a bundle of leather and feathers resembling a bird; also fig.; (b) something that entices, an attraction, enticement; (c) bringen (reclaimen) to ~, to bring (sb.) under control; callen to ~, summon (sb.) into the power (of sth.); comen to ~, come forward, become available; fallen in ~, be caught; (d) a group of falcons or young women.