Definition of "eyrie" [ey•rie]

  • Variant of aerie. (noun)

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Use "eyrie" in a sentence
  • "He chooses for his home a cave or natural hole on the face of a high cliff; this is called the eyrie, and here he gathers together sticks, and odds and ends to make a kind of bedding for his young."
  • "In each case the eyrie was a flat platform of sticks about twice the size of a kite's nest."
  • "Z has posted pictures from his "eyrie", as he calls it."