espy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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espyverb [T]

uk   us   /esˈpaɪ/ old-fashioned
to ​suddenly or ​unexpectedlysee something, ​especially something a ​longdistance away: She ​suddenly espied someone ​waving at her from the ​window.
(Definition of espy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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