What does eyry mean?

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ey·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aerie, aery, eyrie, eyrynoun

    the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)

  2. aerie, aery, eyrie, eyrynoun

    any habitation at a high altitude

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Eyrynoun

    The place where birds of prey build their nests and hatch.

    Etymology: from ey, an egg.

    But I was born so high,
    Our eyrie buildeth in the cedars top,
    And dallies with the wind, and scorns the sun. William Shakespeare, R. III.

    The eagle, and the stork,
    On cliffs and cedar-tops their eyries build. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    Some haggard hawk, who had her eyry nigh,
    Well pounc’d to fasten, and well wing’d to fly. Dryden.

  2. Eyrynoun

    The place where birds of prey build their nests and hatch.

    Etymology: from ey, an egg.

    But I was born so high,
    Our eyrie buildeth in the cedars top,
    And dallies with the wind, and scorns the sun. William Shakespeare, R. III.

    The eagle, and the stork,
    On cliffs and cedar-tops their eyries build. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    Some haggard hawk, who had her eyry nigh,
    Well pounc’d to fasten, and well wing’d to fly. Dryden.

ChatGPT

  1. eyry

    An eyry refers to a large nest of a bird of prey, such as an eagle or a hawk, typically built high on a mountain or cliff.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eyrynoun

    the nest of a bird of prey or other large bird that builds in a lofty place; aerie

  2. Etymology: [See Aerie]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eyry

    Eyrie, old spellings of aerie.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eyry in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eyry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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