Definitions

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  • n. A person with keen eyesight.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Iowa.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Her school in Doncaster reached the finals of Miss Dance Great Britain, with a mean performance of Michael Jackson's HIStory in London's West End. She takes naturally to the performance that all teachers have to mount; but the calm hawk-eye is there, too, watching for any of the 36 year 6s who are struggling or losing concentration.

    Outstanding new teacher: dazzling performer

  • Like Haraket, all wore a hawk-eye talisman at their throats.

    Joust

  • Very few wore ornaments other than the hawk-eye talisman either.

    Joust

  • Vetch noted without surprise that Baken wore a hawk-eye talisman made, not of the usual pottery, but one like Haraket sported, cast from silver and inlaid with enamel.

    Joust

  • His square head was shaven, though he did not wear a wig, his skin as browned and weathered as that of any farmer, and he wore a hawk-eye amulet of glazed pottery around his neck.

    Joust

  • Hair damp, freshly kilted, wearing the glazed hawk-eye talisman, he followed in the wake of the last of the boys, knowing there were other chores that needed doing between now and when the dragons returned.

    Joust

  • A set of shaven-headed acrobats cavorted on the third, and a group of men with the hawk-eye amulets were lounging at a feast on the fourth.

    Joust

  • I get this protective, hawk-eye attitude when Jen goes out with someone.

    Friends, Sisters, Dating and FRIDAY!!

  • "The next one won't miss, hawk-eye," Chlorine said.

    Yon Ill Wind

  • Ella's hawk-eye just about raked my zoot right off my back.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

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