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Definition of "eyry" [eyry]

  • Variant of aerie. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "eyry" in a sentence
  • "When Roland Graeme was a youth about seventeen years of age, he chanced one summer morning to descend to the mew in which Sir Halbert Glendinning kept his hawks, in order to superintend the training of an eyas, or young hawk, which he himself, at the imminent risk of neck and limbs, had taken from the celebrated eyry in the neighborhood, called Gledscraig."
  • "There was only one good thing about them, if indeed it were good, to wit, their faith to one another, and truth to their wild eyry."
  • "They were the eyry of freedom, and the pleasant region where unheeded I could commune with the creatures of my fancy."