scry

noun
\ ˈskrī \
plural -es

Definition of scry

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly dialectal

scry

verb
\ " \
scried; scried; scrying; scries

Definition of scry (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to practice crystal gazing

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History and Etymology for scry

Noun

Middle English scrye, short for ascrye, from ascryen to call out, from Middle French escrier, from Old French, from es- ex- (from Latin ex-) + crier to cry

Verb

by shortening

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“Scry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scry. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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