Definition of Descried

1. Verb. (past of descry) ¹



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Definition of Descried

1. descry [v] - See also: descry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Descried

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descrescendos
descriable
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described
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describents
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descried (current term)
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descriptive adjective
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descriptive anthropology
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Literary usage of Descried

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1. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1826)
"... fury, jealousy, despair, Vex every eye, and every bosom tear ; Their foul deformities by all descried, No maid to flatter, and no paint to hide. ..."

2. The Confessions of an English Opium-eater by Thomas De Quincey (1913)
"... flight is descried ; and there, again, is the delirious Piranesi, busy on his aspiring labours : and so on, until the unfinished stairs and the hopeless ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"(7) imperfectly descried a frozen ocean that lay beyond the Baltic sea, and beyond the peninsula, or islands,(l)*of Scandinavia. ..."

4. Travels in North America During the Years 1834, 1835 & 1836: Including a by Charles Augustus Murray (1839)
"Difficulty in collecting our Horses.—A Buffalo shot.— Supply of Meat A Party of Indians descried. — Plans to be adopted in the coming Encounter. ..."

5. Transatlantic Sketches, Comprising Visits to the Most Interesting Scenes in by James Edward Alexander (1833)
"Barbadoes descried.—View of the Island from the Sea.— Carlisle Bay His Majesty's ship Shannon.— Bridgetown.—Enmore.—Population and produce of Barbadoes. ..."

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