- an espying or being espied; observation
- Obs. a spy
Origin of espialMiddle English espiaille ; from Old French ; from espier: see spy
- The act of watching or observing.
- A taking notice of something; a discovery.
- The fact of being seen or noticed.
Origin of espialMiddle English espiaille, from Old French, from espier, to watch; see espy.
Middle English espiaille, from Old French, from espier, to watch.