Synonyms for aery

Grammar : Adj
Spell : air-ee, ey-uh-ree
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛər i, ˈeɪ ə ri

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Définition of aery

Origin :
  • "eagle's nest," 1580s (attested in Anglo-Latin from early 13c.), from Old French aire "nest," Medieval Latin area "nest of a bird of prey" (12c.), perhaps from Latin area "level ground, garden bed" [Littré], though some doubt this [Klein]. Another theory connects it to atrium. Formerly misspelled eyrie (1660s) on the mistaken assumption that it derived from Middle English ey "egg."
  • As in vapory : adj filmy
Example sentences :
  • The aery of the Yosemite eagle is the most sublimely defiant of things built by bird, or beast, or man.
  • Extract from : « Roof and Meadow » by Dallas Lore Sharp
  • Seizing in his hand his club of heavy knotted oak, he seeks with swift pace the aery mountain steep.
  • Extract from : « The Aeneid of Virgil » by Virgil
  • She spoke; but the other sped lightly down the aery sky, girt about with dark whirlwind on her echoing way.
  • Extract from : « The Aeneid of Virgil » by Virgil
  • The sunset begins to burn red behind Magdalen Tower, all the towers and aery pinnacles rise blue yet distinct against it.
  • Extract from : « The Invader » by Margaret L. Woods
  • Not Age but Youth of centuries smiles from gray walls and aery pinnacles upon the joyous children of To-day.
  • Extract from : « The Invader » by Margaret L. Woods
  • The lovers, now that in an aery body they must sorrow for unconsummated love, are 'tangled up as the grass patterns are tangled.'
  • Extract from : « Certain Noble Plays of Japan » by Ezra Pound
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