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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·scry /dɪˈskraɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·scry v. t. [imp. & p. p. Descried p. pr. & vb. n. Descrying.]
 1. To spy out or discover by the eye, as objects distant or obscure; to espy; to recognize; to discern; to discover.
    And the house of Joseph sent to descry Bethel.   --Judg. i. 23.
 Edmund, I think, is gone . . . to descry
 The strength o' the enemy.   --Shak.
    And now their way to earth they had descried.   --Milton.
 2. To discover; to disclose; to reveal. [R.]
    His purple robe he had thrown aside, lest it should descry him.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- To see; behold; espy; discover; discern.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·scry n. Discovery or view, as of an army seen at a distance. [Obs.]
 Near, and on speedy foot; the main descry
 Stands on the hourly thought.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : catch sight of [syn: spot, espy, spy]
      [also: descried]