Spir"y (?), a. [From Spire a winding line.]

Of a spiral form; wreathed; curled; serpentine.

Hid in the spiry volumes of the snake. Dryden.

 

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Spir"y, a. [FR. Spire a steeple.]

Of or pertaining to a spire; like a spire, tall, slender, and tapering; abounding in spires; as, spiry turrets.

"Spiry towns."

Thomson.

 

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