Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of spyglass.

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Examples

  • That I might be discovered, I swung my oar in the air, jumped from rock to rock, and was guilty of all manner of livelinesses of action, until I could see the officers on the quarter-deck looking at me through their spyglasses.

    Chapter 19

  • That I might be discovered, I swung my oar in the air, jumped from rock to rock, and was guilty of all manner of livelinesses of action, until I could see the officers on the quarter-deck looking at me through their spyglasses.

    Chapter 19

  • Trusted scientists watched through spyglasses, though he was three miles away.

    Pathfinder

  • \ Instantly Maquesta and Koraf both pulled out spyglasses

    Finnegan teoriza la practica de cuerdas

  • At one point somebody spotted two Army recruiters with spyglasses hanging out in a tree overlooking The Meadow.

    The Great San Francisco Poetry Wars, 17

  • With a magnification power of 14, this telescope -- one of at least 100 Galileo constructed, Mr. Pitts says -- represented a major advance over the spyglasses made by the Dutch spectacle-maker Hans Lipperhey and others in 1608.

    What Galileo Saw

  • Twenty or so attendees paraded costumes ranging from medieval gowns and wimples to eighteenth-century pirate hats and spyglasses totwentieth-century suffragette sashes and placards.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Twenty or so attendees paraded costumes ranging from medieval gowns and wimples to eighteenth-century pirate hats and spyglasses totwentieth-century suffragette sashes and placards.

    HNS Conference Recap

  • We'll be announcing the contest winners and their handsome rewards once the results are tabulated, so keep your spyglasses here over the next few weeks.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • We'll be announcing the contest winners and their handsome rewards once the results are tabulated, so keep your spyglasses here over the next few weeks.

    Google learns to crawl Flash

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