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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 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 previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

aerie,. aery (nest of a bird of prey) see EYRIE. aesthete,. aesthetic are spelt with initial ae in BrE and pronounced eestheet and eesthetik. In AmE they are pronounced estheet and esthetik. The recognized US variant spellings esthete and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Falconry (2000)

by Adrian Walker

AERIE (n.); AERY ...

Google previewAuthors' & Printers' Dictionary (1912)

A Guide for Authors, Editors, Printers, Correctors of the Press, Compositors, and Typists, with Full List of Abbreviations by Frederick Howard Collins

eyerie, use aerie *. ex- veto*, an offering made eye/sight*, -sore*, -wit- in pursuance of a vow. ness* (one word). Exzellenz (Ger. f.), Excel- eyot*, Ho/ nit.

Google previewDictionary of Aviation (1911)

by Robert Morris Pierce

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

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 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 previewThe farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs (1842)

by Cuthbert William Johnson

(From the French aerie, sometimes written aiery or eyrie, as derived from the Teutonic ey, ovum.) Dr. Johnson has given only the imperfect definition of Cowel, viz. the proper word, in hawks, and other birds of prey, for that which we call a nest ...

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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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