Descry Definition

dĭ-skrī
descried, descries, descrying
verb
descried, descries, descrying
To catch sight of; discern (distant or obscure objects)
Webster's New World
To look for and discover; detect.
Webster's New World

To see.

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Origin of Descry

  • Middle English descrien from Old French descrier to call, cry out decry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French descrier (“to proclaim, announce, cry”).

    From Wiktionary

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