I’m not sure if I’ll use this one very much, but one never knows!
verb (used with object), de·scried, de·scry·ing
- to see (something unclear or distant) by looking carefully; discern; espy: The lookout descried land.
- to discover; perceive; detect.
1250–1300; Middle English descrien < Old French de ( s ) crïer to proclaim, decry.