verb (used with object), es·pied, es·py·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM espyun·es·pied, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for espy
Hyde-Smith has only recently hit the campaign trail and has declined to debate Espy.
Still, Espy’s campaign has attracted an eye-popping amount of cash for a Democrat.
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.
Then, as her eyes grew accustomed to the gloom, she espied Willem.The Return of Peter Grimm|David Belasco
Dulcie was frightened, for the ugly creature had espied his disturber and was coming towards her at a quick amble, sideways.The Rainbow Book Tales of Fun & Fancy|Mabel Henriette Spielmann
Following his glance cityward they espied a broad dust-cloud floating off toward the river.Kincaid's Battery|George W. Cable
They espied his mule-litter at the door of an inn in a little village some ten miles beyond the foothills of the Bussaco range.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series|Rafael Sabatini
A small shelter for the look-out man: sometimes made with a cask, at the top-gallant mast-head of whalers, whence fish are espied.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth