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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spied imp. & p. p. of Spy.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spied p. pr. & vb. n. Spying.]
 1. To gain sight of; to discover at a distance, or in a state of concealment; to espy; to see.
    One, in reading, skipped over all sentences where he spied a note of admiration.   --Swift.
 2. To discover by close search or examination.
    Look about with your eyes; spy what things are to be reformed in the church of England.   --Latimer.
 3. To explore; to view, inspect, and examine secretly, as a country; -- usually with out.
    Moses sent to spy out Jaazer, and they took the villages thereof.   --Num. xxi. 32.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 spy
      n 1: (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain
           information about its enemies or by a business to obtain
           industrial secrets from competitors [syn: undercover
           agent]
      2: a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people;
         "my spies tell me that you had a good time last night"
      v 1: catch sight of [syn: descry, spot, espy]
      2: watch, observe, or inquire secretly [syn: stag, snoop, sleuth]
      3: secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage
         in espionage; "spy for the Russians"
      [also: spied]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 spied
      See spy