Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Farsighted and strong-sighted; sharp-sighted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having strong sight, as an eagle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There were men, both in the corporation of Bethel as well as outside, who had foreseen the difficulties to which these articles would lead, and were faithful to warn the people against them: none were more zealous in this respect than that eagle-sighted man, Dr. James J.G. Bias.

    History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

  • This hatred she concealed, and even the eagle-sighted Ibrahim perceived not that he was in any way displeasing to the lovely Nisida.

    Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf

  • And yet if it should so happen that there were a mutual good will between them, it is in no wise firm nor very long lived; that is to say, among such as are morose and more circumspect than needs, as being eagle-sighted into his friends 'faults, but so blear-eyed to their own that they take not the least notice of the wallet that hangs behind their own shoulders.

    The Praise of Folly

  • And yet if it should so happen that there were a mutual good will between them, it is in no wise firm nor very long lived; that is to say, among such as are morose and more circumspect than needs, as being eagle-sighted into his friends’ faults, but so blear-eyed to their own that they take not the least notice of the wallet that hangs behind their own shoulders.

    In Praise of Folly

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