verb (used with object), es·pied, es·py·ing.
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Origin of espy
OTHER WORDS FROM espyun·es·pied, adjective
Definition for espy (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for espy
In their first matchup, neither Espy nor Hyde-Smith ran campaigns free of controversy.
A new state flag and medical marijuana are on the ballot, which some have pointed to as evidence of progress in Mississippi and a potential driver for Espy’s base.
Still, Espy’s campaign has attracted an eye-popping amount of cash for a Democrat.
Hyde-Smith has only recently hit the campaign trail and has declined to debate Espy.
The light sound of his wheels had died away before she espied Sues tall figure coming quickly towards her.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
From her point, the upper part alone could be espied, but what concern had she in the servants' quarters in a house?Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
At a turning in the road I saw the trusty messenger seated; and as he espied me and arose, I hastened to meet him.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
The moment the watchman, posted on the platform of the donjon, espied from afar a troop of travelers, he sounded his horn.
After the feeling had come to her, to heighten the sensation she espied a little card hung under the small mirror on the wall.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker