|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To recognize; to discern; to discover; to spy out or discover by the eye; to espy.
2. (v. t.) To discover; to disclose; to reveal.
3. (n.) Discovery or view, as of an army seen at a distance.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
de-skri': This word like "describe" came into the English through the French descrire (Latin, describere); it occurs only in the King James Version of Judges 1:23: "And the house of Joseph sent to Bethel." tur the verb thus translated, signifies "to explore" or "examine," and the Revised Version (British and American) correctly renders "sent to spy out."
Descry (1 Occurrence)
Judges 1:23 And the house of Joseph sent to descry Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.) (KJV)