Definitions

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  • n. One who espies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who espies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who espies, or watches like a spy.

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Examples

  • Then we entered the city and found all who therein woned into black stones enstoned: not an inhabited house appeared to the espier, nor was there a blower of fire. 307 We were awe struck at the sight and threaded the market streets where we found the goods and gold and silver left lying in their places; and we were glad and said, “Doubtless there is some mystery in all this.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then we entered the city and found all who therein woned into black stones enstoned: not an inhabited house appeared to the espier, nor was there a blower of fire. [

    Arabian nights. English

  • From the French, _espier_.] [Footnote III. 7 _Too much prov'd_,] Found by too frequent experience.] [Footnote III. 8 _To be, or not to be, that is the question: _]

    Hamlet

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