Descrier
Descrier \De*scri"er\, n. One who descries. [1913 Webster]

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  • descrier — quelque chose, et la faire trouver mauvaise, Aliquid infamare, Diffamare. Quand un homme se commence à descrier, et faire banqueroupte, Affecta fides alicuius. B. ex Tacito. Montagnes qui sont descriées de froid qu il y a, Frigoribus infames… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • descrier — Descrier. v.act. Defendre l usage de quelque chose par cri public. On a descrié telle sorte de monnoye, les testons, les doubles, les quart d escus, &c. on va descrier les dentelles, les passements d or & d argent, les broderies, &c. Il signifie… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • descrier — See descry. * * * …   Universalium

  • descrier — noun A person who descries …   Wiktionary

  • descrier — des·cri·er …   English syllables

  • descrier — də̇ˈskrī(ə)r, dēˈ , īə noun ( s) : one that descries …   Useful english dictionary

  • descry — descrier, n. /di skruy /, v.t., descried, descrying. 1. to see (something unclear or distant) by looking carefully; discern; espy: The lookout descried land. 2. to discover; perceive; detect. [1250 1300; ME descrien < OF de(s)crïer to proclaim,… …   Universalium

  • descry — {{11}}descry (1) to see, discern, c.1300, probably from O.Fr. descrier publish (Mod.Fr. décrier), from L. describere (see DESCRIBE (Cf. describe)). {{12}}descry (2) to proclaim, mid 14c., from O.Fr. descrier, from des (see …   Etymology dictionary

  • descry — /dɛsˈkraɪ/ (say des kruy) verb (t) (descried, descrying) 1. to make out (something distant or unclear) by looking; espy: *Laura descried them a long way off; and, as the carriage swept past them, they also saw her eager and prominent at her… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Decried — Decry De*cry , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decrying}.] [F. d[ e]crier, OF. descrier; pref. des (L. dis ) + crier to cry. See {Cry}, and cf. {Descry}.] To cry down; to censure as faulty, mean, or worthless; to clamor against;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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