from The Century Dictionary.
- Consisting of liquid spray.
- Forming or resembling sprays, as of a tree or plant; branching.
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The Riukan lay before us, a miracle of sprayey splendour, an apparition of unearthly loveliness, set in a framework of darkness and terror befitting the jaws of hell.
But this view, sublime as it is, only whets your desire to stand below, and see the river, with its sprayey crest shining against the sky, make but one leap from heaven to hell.