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Aerie (a nest built high in the air; an elevated, often secluded, dwelling) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Kaplan GRE Exam Vocabulary in a Box, which includes 500 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

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Definition of the noun aerie

What does aerie mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aeries

  1. the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
  2. any habitation at a high altitude
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • alternative spelling: aery
    • synonyms of aerie: eyrie / eyry
    • more generic word: habitation = the native habitat or home of an animal or plant

Alternative definition of the noun aerie


  1. Alternative form of eyrie.
  2. A Local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.


"Aerie" is a book published in 2003 that was written by Thomas E. Sniegoski.

  • language: English Language
  • released in (12 years ago)

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Google previewA New Law Dictionary (1792)

Intended for General Use as Well as for Gentlemen of the Profession by Richard Burn

AERIE is a proper term for hawks, which for other birds is called a nejl. The liberty of keeping aerys of hawks was a privilege granted to great men ; and the preserving the aerys in the king's forests, was one fort of tenure of lands by service.

Google previewPrelude to Foundation (2012)

by Isaac Asimov

" Seldon said, "An aerie is a high position, remember, and this ceiling is not. There must be upper storeys and that must be the way.

Google previewBarron's SAT 1 (2001)

How to Prepare for the SAT 1 by Sharon Weiner Green, Ira K. Wolf

An aerie is the resting place of an eagle. A lair is the resting place of a wolf. ( Function) 44. C. Something impromptu or improvised is performed without rehearsal. Something offhand is said or done without premeditation or advance thought.

Google previewDestination Bride (2005)

by Lisa Light

The Aerie is a perfect size for a small to medium wedding because the entire property can be rented for the group, making it feel as though it is truly your place for the duration of the stay. ceremony and reception options: Choose from 12 ...

Google previewMichigan in Literature (1992)

by Clarence A. Andrews

The Aerie is the enormous Brock Harrington estate on the island. A young woman, hired to be the swimming coach for the estate owner's son, arrives at The Aerie and soon encounters an old unsolved murder, two new ones, a highly ...

Google previewBuilding Your Own Home (2002)

by Dan Ramsey

An aerie is a small gazebo with benches for sitting. Sunshades, also known as trellises, are even more open, with a lattice top and no walls. On the Level Consider adding a greenhouse ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Falconry (2000)

by Adrian Walker

AERIE (n.); AERY ...

Google previewThe 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2009)

by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl

Untanned: 4 PELT well: 4 BURY worker: 6 TANNER Hide-and-seek Cheat at: 4 PEEK Hideaway: 3 DEN 4 CAVE LAIR High: 5 AERIE "Hideaway" actress Christine: 5 LAHTI Hide-hair connector: 3 NOR Hideki Pitcher: 5 IRABU Hideo Pitcher: ...

Google previewBachiesichang Dictionary of English Errors (2013)

by King Sulleyman D. Bachiesichang

Aerie – refers to an eagle nest. Eerie – a strange or ghostly experience Erie – the name of a lake affect v. influence; move someone (emotionally); attack (of a disease); act as if, pretend; have a certain disposition towards; have an affinity War ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

epinephrine nervousness, in a state of: anxious, on tenterhooks nervy: bold, brash, brazen, cheeky, gutsy, impudent nest: abode, aerie, aery, brook, cave, den , eyrie, fit, group, hive, home, hount, lair, nide, nidus, swarm nest just after hatching ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

eagle nest aerie eagle's ...

Google previewDictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English, Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Ninetheenth Century which are No Longer in Use ... [etc.] (1857)

by Thomas Wright

An aerie of hanks. See Aerie.

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States: M-Z (1957)

Svift Water aerie*. — Qtzltes, sss., actinolite schist, hornblende schist, white mica schist, black si. Thickness 2,500 to 4,400 ft. Seems to be more nearly related to overlying Helderberg series than any of other fms. [Name here used In paper ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

aerie, eyrie, ...

Google previewThe law-dictionary (1811)

explaining the rise, progress, and present state, of the English law; defining and interpreting the terms or words of art; and comprising copious information on the subjects of law, trade, and government by Giles Jacob

AERIE, aeria aceipitrum.~\ An airy of goshawks, is the proper term for hawks, for that which of other birds we call a nest. And it is generally said to come from the French word aire, a hawk's nest. Sfielman derives it from the Saxon eghe, an egg, ...

Google previewDictionary of Aviation (1911)

by Robert Morris Pierce

aerie 'ee-a-zi adj. same meaning as aery. aerie 'e:- zi, ...

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Small photo of MONTREAL, CANADA - MARCH 6, 2016 - Aerie outlet in Premium Outlets Montreal. The Premium Outlets is the second Premium Outlet Center in Canada located in Mirabel, Quebec.Small photo of The Indian Cormorant Take care of fledgling on an aerie in ThailandSmall photo of Aerie from a Stork, Vach, Bavaria, GermanySmall photo of Aerie from Storks 2, Vach, Bavaria, GermanySmall photo of FORT MYERS BEACH, USA - MAY 11, 2015: An osprey sitting in its aerie on top of a sign for nature protection, in the back some highrise residential buildings.Small photo of Tofino, Vancouver Island, BC August 13, 2015 - Beautiful First Nations art on front of the Eagle Aerie Gallery, which is owned, operated & showcases traditional artwork by artist Roy Henry Vickers.Small photo of Tofino, Vancouver Island, BC August 13, 2015 - Beautiful First Nations art on front of the Eagle Aerie Gallery, which is owned, operated & showcases traditional artwork by artist Roy Henry Vickers. More...

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Scrabble value of A1E1R1I1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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