Definition of Espied

1. Verb. (past of espy) ¹

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Definition of Espied

1. espy [v] - See also: espy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Espied

especial
especial(a)
especiall
especially
especialness
esper
esperamicin
esperamicins
esperance
esperances
esperanzaite
esperium
espers
espial
espials
espied (current term)
espiegle
espieglerie
espiegleries
espies
espinel
espinels
espionage
espionage agent
espionage network
espionages
esplanade
esplanaded
esplanades
esplees

Literary usage of Espied

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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"... that they may have a seeming colour to throw religion (for the sake of some infirmities they have espied in them) behind their backs. 6. ..."

2. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble by Thomas Malory, Alfred William Pollard, William Caxton (1903)
"... CHAPTER III How Sir Launcelot was espied in the queen's chamber, and how Sir Agravaine and Sir Mordred came with twelve knights to slay him. ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... ere Zeus espied, ensconced him there, Perch'd on a lofty fir, that tallest grew On Ida, piercing through earth's mists to heav'n. There couch'd he, ..."

4. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"... th.in ther ther. and will not lightly be espied. But yet were tor the Space of l'en Yeres past, anii I would not gladly leave any Juste ..."

5. La Mort D'Arthure: The History of King Arthur and of the Knights of the by Thomas Malory (1866)
"How sir Gareth was espied by the ... And when sir Gareth espied that hee was discovered, then hee began to double his ..."

6. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"As the corselet off he took, The dwarf espied the Mighty Book 1 Much he marvelled a knight of pride Like a book-bosomed priest should ride: 90 He thought ..."

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