Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the South American ant-thrushes, Formicivora (Pyriglena) leucoptera: so called from its red eyes.

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Examples

  • The northland forage minnow spoon or fire-eye minnow will catch about anything that swims.

    What are a couple of the best ice fishing lures? How much ice should there be to go fishing?

  • For his first experiment with the polished fire-eye, the beam from the gem would strike only a square of heavy iron less than two cubits below the gem.

    The Order War

  • The light hit the fire-eye at the right angle, and the fire-eye was pointed, at least generally, toward the White tower.

    The Order War

  • The fire-eye exploded and filled the air with sudden but momentary silence, and weak sunlight replaced the darkness that had descended across the valley of Fairhaven.

    The Order War

  • "Crap!" muttered Justen, still trying to get the lens to focus on the fire-eye.

    The Order War

  • You could see " I didn't look, Justen, I meant I saw with my senses " the rays of order coming from the fire-eye and hitting that iron plate, and it was like a huge storm building.

    The Order War

  • Trying to maintain his concentration, Justen grabbed the basket with one hand, but the light-sword from the fire-eye slewed away from the White forces and across a row of houses at the edge of Fairhaven.

    The Order War

  • A point of light struck the fire-eye, and an even finer beam touched the iron.

    The Order War

  • Deliberately, as if he and his thoughts were moving through molasses, Justen twisted the massive forces of order held through the fire-eye, twisted them like a key in a lock to seal the wizards behind their own shield ... forever!

    The Order War

  • You could see - I didn't look, Justen, I meant I saw with my senses - the rays of order coming from the fire-eye and hitting that iron plate, and it was like a huge storm building.

    The Order War

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