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  • Gazing; standing so as to stare (especially of deer).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In a position expressing sudden fear or surprise; -- a term used in stag hunting to describe the manner of a stag when he first hears the hounds and gazes round in apprehension of some hidden danger; hence, standing agape; idly or stupidly gazing.


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