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  • n. Plural form of night-glass.


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  • The searchlight was probably superfluous for there was a three-quarter moon and Talbot, with his night-glasses, had a clear bearing on the monastery and the radar station on Mount Elias.


  • "They'll have had their night-glasses on us all the way across the bay, you think?"

    When Eight Bells Toll

  • Then there will almost certainly be night-glasses trained on the Firecrest at - this very moment.

    When Eight Bells Toll

  • The lad maintaining his ceaseless vigil on the battlements couldn't have seen us five yards away with the finest night-glasses in the world, but sound in heavy mist has unpredictable qualities, it can be muffled, it can be distorted, or it can occasionally be heard with surprising clarity, and it was now too late in the day to take chances.

    When Eight Bells Toll

  • Suppose you take a look through the night-glasses.

    Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle; or, Daring Adventures in Elephant Land

  • He seemed as interested in it as I was, and while I was using night-glasses would sit and gaze out over the sea which according to its age lay white or black at our feet.

    The Worst Journey in the World Antarctic 1910-1913

  • He took out a pair of large night-glasses and peered through them for several minutes.

    The Skylark of Space

  • He then shut off the power, and both men hurried to the bottom window to search for the fleeing ship with their powerful night-glasses.

    The Skylark of Space

  • The powerful night-glasses revealed no sign of the approaching enemy.

    Wilmshurst of the Frontier Force

  • In silence the two men peered through the driving rain, von Ruhle making use of a pair of powerful night-glasses.

    The Submarine Hunters A Story of the Naval Patrol Work in the Great War


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