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skyey

[skahy-ee] /ˈskaɪ i/
adjective
1.
of or from the sky.
2.
in the sky; lofty.
3.
skylike; sky blue.
Origin of skyey
1595-1605
1595-1605; sky + -ey1
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  • Cf. “Measure for Measure,” iii, I, 9: “servile to all the skyey influences.”

  • And pray in what part of the universe do you discover a "skyey bridge?"

  • Their blue was a challenge to the skyey blue above; it pierced the sight, awaking new longings and strange memories.

    Tiverton Tales Alice Brown
  • The day was without a cloud, and the soft light was diffused everywhere on a skyey haze of whitish blue.

    Bulldog And Butterfly David Christie Murray
  • Had she not dreamed of its shallow port, its rugged highways and its skyey marshes?

    The City of Delight Elizabeth Miller
  • No smallest thing but had its skyey aspect which, by his winged and quick-sighted fancy, he sought to surprise and grasp.

    The Builders Joseph Fort Newton
  • It is a vast and skyey upland east of the Wolds, and its edge drops in four hundred feet of glorious white cliff sheer to the sea.

    A Case in Camera Oliver Onions
  • You don't yet know what it is to be a sickly wretch, dependent on these skyey influences.

  • Macbeth has considerable energy and manliness of character; but then he is “subject to all the skyey influences.”

  • Against the skyey beach of cloud-shells it reared like a grim cliff.

    Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives

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