1. To espy; to explore; to examine by observation.
The house of Joseph sent to descry Bethel. Judges 1.
2. To detect; to find out; to discover any thing concealed.
3. To see; to behold; to have a sight of from a distance; as, the seamen descried land.
4. To give notice of something suddenly discovered.
DESCRY, n. Discovery; thing descovered.