Scry definition

skrī
To see or predict the future by means of a crystal ball.
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To practice crystal gazing.
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To predict the future using crystal balls.

The fortune teller claimed she could scry [into] the future.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of scry

  • Short for descry

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

  • From descry < Middle English decrien < Old French descrier

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English ascrie

    From Wiktionary