Eery
Eerie Ee"rie, Eery Ee"ry, a. [Scotch, fr. AS. earh timid.] 1. Serving to inspire fear, esp. a dread of seeing ghosts; wild; weird; as, eerie stories. [1913 Webster]

She whose elfin prancer springs By night to eery warblings. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. Affected with fear; affrighted. --Burns. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Eerie — Ee rie, Eery Ee ry, a. [Scotch, fr. AS. earh timid.] 1. Serving to inspire fear, esp. a dread of seeing ghosts; wild; weird; as, eerie stories. [1913 Webster] She whose elfin prancer springs By night to eery warblings. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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