from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Keen of vision.
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- adj. Possessing particularly good vision.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having acute sight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having acute sight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having very keen vision
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But did I betray my desperate plight to those lynx-eyed guardians of the public welfare of Winnipeg?
"Not less 'n eight hundred in it," calculated the lynx-eyed Kink; and on the strength of it he took the first opportunity of a privy conversation with Bidwell, proprietor of the bad whisky and the tent.
She imagined this was the way it had worked with the fabled lynx-eyed librarians back at Alexandria.
AUTUMN, SEASON OF MISTS AND MELLOW FRUITFULness, is upon the nation's capital, the frost is on the pumpkin and the vice president, lynx-eyed on behalf of the public weal, is laying siege to the citadel of our complacency by lecturing a covey of television weather forecasters to be on the lookout for global warming.
But, on the contrary, with lynx-eyed penetration he had seen through the sacred books of the Hebrews, the Babylonians, the Egyptians, the
Little lynx-eyed Dr. Von Finck, who attends most of the polite company at Baden, drove ceaselessly about the place that day, with the real version of the fainting-fit story, about which we may be sure the wicked and malicious, and the uninitiated, had a hundred absurd details.
There were billets on one side and the other; hints of a fatal destiny, and a ruthless, lynx-eyed tyrant, who held a demoniac grasp over the Duchess by means of certain secrets which he knew: there were regrets that we had not known each other sooner: why were we brought out of our convent and sacrificed to
However much my figure might have resembled that of the Pitan, and, disguised in his armor, might have deceived the lynx-eyed Mahrattas, into whose camp I was about to plunge, it was evident that a single glance at my fair face and auburn beard would have undeceived the dullest blockhead in
In the course of their descent, Mr. Jarvie and I became exposed to their lynx-eyed observation, and instantly half-a-dozen of armed
“Did he call me lynx-eyed and enlightened by God?”