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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Espial  \Es*pi"al\,  n.  [OE.  &  Norm.  F.  espiaille.  See  {Espy}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  espying;  notice;  discovery. 
 
  Screened  from  espial  by  the  jutting  cape.  --Byron. 
 
  2.  One  who  espies;  a  spy;  a  scout.  [Obs.]  ``Their  espials  .  . 
  .  brought  word.''  --Holland. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  espial 
  n  :  the  act  of  detecting  something  catching  sight  of  something 
  [syn:  {detection},  {catching},  {spying},  {spotting}] 




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