Definition of espy
- among the several horses … she espied the white mustang
- —Zane Grey
out of the corner of my eye I espied the squirrel making another raid on the bird feeder
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get a load of [slang], lay eyes on, set eyes on;
: to see or notice (someone or something)
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of the same or a similar kind or nature
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