from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of aerie.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A bird of prey's nest.
- n. Any high and remote but commanding place.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The nest of a bird of prey or other large bird that builds in a lofty place; aerie.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Old spellings of aery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
- n. any habitation at a high altitude
From Old French aire or Medieval Latin aeria. Old French aire, in the sense of an eagle's nest, may have derived from Latin ager, or may less likely be related to the other senses, ultimately from Latin ārea. (Wiktionary)