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VERB (1)

1. catch sight of;
[syn: descry, spot, espy, spy]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Espy \Es*py"\, v. i. To look or search narrowly; to look about; to watch; to take notice; to spy. [1913 Webster] Stand by the way, and espy. --Jer. xlviii. 19. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Espy \Es*py"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Espied; p. pr. & vb. n. Espying.] [OF. espier, F. ['e]pier, from OHG. speh?n to watch, spy, G. sp[aum]hen; akin to L. specere to look, species sight, shape, appearance, kind. See Spice, Spy, and cf. Espionage.] 1. To catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; to discover, as a distant object partly concealed, or not obvious to notice; to see at a glance; to discern unexpectedly; to spy; as, to espy land; to espy a man in a crowd. [1913 Webster] As one of them opened his sack to give his ass provender in the inn, . . . he espied his money. --Gen. xlii. 27. [1913 Webster] A goodly vessel did I then espy Come like a giant from a haven broad. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. To inspect narrowly; to examine and keep watch upon; to watch; to observe. [1913 Webster] He sends angels to espy us in all our ways. --Jer. Taylor. Syn: To discern; discover; detect; descry; spy. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Espy \Es*py"\, n.; pl. Espies. [OF. espie. See Espy, v., Spy.] A spy; a scout. [Obs.] --Huloet. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

espy v 1: catch sight of [syn: descry, spot, espy, spy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "espy": behold, catch, catch sight of, clap eyes on, descry, detect, discern, discover, distinguish, encounter, glimpse, have in sight, hit, identify, ken, lay eyes on, look on, look upon, make out, mark, meet with, note, notice, observe, perceive, pick out, pick up, recognize, remark, see, sense, sight, spot, spy, take in, twig, view, witness
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Espy, PA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1428 Housing Units (2000): 690 Land area (2000): 0.922595 sq. miles (2.389509 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.171830 sq. miles (0.445037 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.094425 sq. miles (2.834546 sq. km) FIPS code: 24088 Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42 Location: 41.005904 N, 76.414883 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Espy, PA Espy