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Definitioncatch sight of
- To the east the outflung arm of the mountains marched to a sudden end, and far lands could be descried beyond them, wide and vague.2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (3% in)
- Later as the sun was setting, and the Company was stirring and getting ready to start again, he descried a dark spot against the fading light: a great bird high and far off, now wheeling, now flying on slowly southwards.2.9 -- Book 2 Chapter 9 -- The Great River (37% in)
There are no more uses of "descry" in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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