Usage examples for eyry

  1. He retired to his eyry- the sawdust box in the empty stable- and there gave rein to his embittered imaginings, incidentally forming many plans for Margaret. – Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington
  2. There was a contagion of military ardor in the air, and even the small boy who had climbed up into the safe eyry of a dismantled lamp- post had within him inarticulate stirrings of warlike ambition. – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  3. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry: the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious of surmounting the arduous task. – The-Natural-History-of-Selborne by White, Gilbert