Pronunciation: (âr'ē, ēr'ē),[key] —n. 1. the nest of a bird of prey, as an eagle or a hawk.
2. a lofty nest of any large bird.
3. a house, fortress, or the like, located high on a hill or mountain.
4. Obs.the brood in a nest, esp. of a bird of prey. Also,aery,eyrie,eyry.