Eyry
Eyrie \Ey"rie\, Eyry \Ey"ry\ ([=a]"r[y^] or [=e]"r[y^]; 277), n.; pl. {Ey"ries} (-r[i^]z). [See {Aerie}] The nest of a bird of prey or other large bird that builds in a lofty place; aerie. [1913 Webster]

The eagle and the stork On cliffs and cedar tops their eyries build. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(of a bird of prey)


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