\ ˈva-stē How to pronounce vasty (audio) \

Definition of vasty

: vast call spirits from the vasty deep— William Shakespeare

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the days when intrepid explorers sailed the vasty deep in small vessels
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First Known Use of vasty

1596, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vasty

vast entry 1 + -y entry 1

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The first known use of vasty was in 1596

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“Vasty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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