Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of aerie.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • An artist friend made a detailed drawing based on the photograph and the view from the ground, giving me a somewhat better map of the choicest aeries and declivities.

    Bird Cloud

  • In the narrative, their homes, or aeries, are called ‘songscapes.

    Awk Talk: Questions and Answers with Layne Maheu

  • In short order, a host of formerly rock-solid institutions showed cracks that ran all the way from their foundations to the aeries occupied by their greedy, ineffective senior management.

    Book review: 'The Devil's Casino' by Vicky Ward

  • He built aeries in the cliffs high above the river, the better to capture panoramic views of the advancing work.

    Colossus

  • In fact, the two reflect the same general perspective on education, one in which commentators look down from their aeries and inform us that the trouble lies with the people in the classrooms rather than with the policies imposed on them.

    Schools would be great if it weren't for the kids

  • THE SEEKERS in the aeries about the Hell Plains knew the moment their emissaries had failed.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • The ones who represented those and the aeries scattered about the continent argued with one another in the decaying citadel of Azran.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • It's pathetic the way these old birds clutch and totter upon their aeries.

    After Ginsburg? "A woman? It seems certain. It’s inconceivable that the Court could be all-male...."

  • Here are 17 tales of buildings, bohemians, and bravura from the sidewalks (and aeries) of New York.

    I'll Take Manhattan

  • Poised to explode out of their Alpine aeries, the women skiers of the Albertville Games face their most formidable opponents: the 45-degree inclines, dangerous jumps and hard pack of the slope they call Roc de Fer.

    What A Rush!

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