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- adj. gimlet-eyed, piercing, sharp-sighted
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He was a slim man, with a short brown beard and small, gimlety blue eyes.
I was getting to like the little chap. His jaw had shut like a rat-trap, and there was the fire of battle in his gimlety eyes.
The children will be picayunish and over-nice and sharp-featured and potty before and gimlety behind.
They'll be picayunish and nice and sharp featured and gimlety, but they won't do to bet on like them children that's been bro't up 'round