from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An unsightly thing; an eyesore.


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  • Tho 'a penthouse or pallasadoe be convenient for security from ye sun or weather and were it no broader than for two to passe one by ye other it would be well and No dissight to ye grace of ye Streetes, but this does darken ye streetes and hinder ye Light of ye houses in many places to ye streete ward below, indeed in some places were it only before ye Chiefe persons houses it would be Convenient where its flatt and Even wth the streetes.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • "Leave prating," he answered; "for surely my Lord Is wondrous of working, sans flaw or dissight.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume IV


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