to take an observation love

to take an observation


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. to ascertain the altitude of a heavenly body, with a view to fixing a vessel's position at sea.


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  • But no sooner did Bruer raise his head to take an observation than the quick eye of Roberts detected him—but one of Bruer's eyes was exposed-it was enough—a bullet from a Winchester found entrance there, and Bruer rolled over dead behind the boy.

    The Authentic Life of Billy The Kid


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