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 for Spiry
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spiry \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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spiry \Spir"y\, a. [From Spire a winding line.]
     Of a spiral form; wreathed; curled; serpentine.
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           Hid in the spiry volumes of the snake.   --Dryden.
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