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a bird nest located on a cliff face or at a high elevation; a house or fortress located at a high elevation; a mountain top stronghold1849The CaxtonsWe shall mourn and miss you; but who can chain the young eagles to the eyrie? 1954The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers...a dizzy eyrie above the mists of the world.1968The Children of AsshurKane heard the trumpets blaring upon the wall, and the roll of kettle-drums. Steel clanged in the streets, and the sound of men marching rose to his eyrie.1996Upsetting the Balance...from this airy eyrie, he seemed to be the king of infinite space, with the whole world set out below for his inspection.