scry

1 of 2

noun

ˈskrī
plural -es
chiefly dialectal

scry

2 of 2

verb

"
scried; scried; scrying; scries

intransitive verb

: to practice crystal gazing

Word History

Etymology

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 23 Apr. 2024.

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