Origin of spiry1
- spiral; coiled; coiling; helical.
Origin of spiry2
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Examples from the Web for spiry
Their clumpy heads blend ill with the spiry tops of the juniors.
We passed under it, but could see its stately castle crowned with a multitude of spiry towers.The Spell of Switzerland
Nathan Haskell Dole
The spiry exuberance of Milan Cathedral can be paralleled in the neighbourhood of Aconcagua.The Alps
A light, airy young Beech, with its spiry branches hanging in easy forms, is generally beautiful.
Beneath these spiry, crowding trees one has only "the twilight of the forest noon."Wild Life on the Rockies
Enos A. Mills
- poetic of spiral form; helical
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