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adjective
Aery  adj.  Aerial; ethereal; incorporeal; visionary. (Poetic)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Aery" Quotes from Famous Books



... thoughts veiled round with words of power, The 'Author's Mind,' in all its hallowed riches, Stands a cathedral: full of precious things; Tastefully built in harmonies unbroken, Cloister, and aisle, dark crypt, and aery tower: Long-treasured relics in the fretted niches, And secret stores, and heap'd-up offerings, Art's noblest gems, with every fruit and flower, Paintings and sculpture, choice imaginings, Its plenitude of wealth and praise betoken: An ever-burning lamp portrays the ...
— The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper • Martin Farquhar Tupper

... still Of Keinton Mandeville Singing, in flights that played As wind-wafts through us all, Till they made our mood a thrall To their aery rise and ...
— Late Lyrics and Earlier • Thomas Hardy

... Thriving in all as it in age decays. Then crept in pride, and peevish covetise, And men grew greedy, discordous, and nice. Now man, that erst hail-fellow was with beast, Wox on to ween himself a god at least. Nor aery fowl can take so high a flight, Though she her daring wings in clouds have dight; Nor fish can dive so deep in yielding sea, Though Thetis' self should swear her safety; Nor fearful beast can dig ...
— Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Complete • George Gilfillan



Words linked to "Aery" :   aeriform, aerial, eyrie, unsubstantial, insubstantial, eyry, bird's nest, birdnest, bird nest, habitation, unreal, aerie, ethereal, airy



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