lynx-eyed


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lynx-eyed

 (lĭngks′īd′)
adj.
Keen of vision.

lynx-eyed

adj
having keen sight

lynx′-eyed`



adj.
sharp-sighted.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lynx-eyed - having very keen visionlynx-eyed - having very keen vision; "quick-sighted as a cat"
sighted - able to see
Translations

lynx-eyed

[ˈlɪŋksaɪd] ADJcon ojos de lince

lynx-eyed

adjmit Luchsaugen; the lynx-eyed teacherder Lehrer, der Augen wie ein Luchs hatte
References in classic literature ?
My mistress was lynx-eyed in all that related to Betts Shoreham and the governess.
Bududreen often accompanied these expeditions, and on several occasions the lynx-eyed Sing had seen him returning to camp long after the others had retired for the night.
Newman could not be drawn into any more explicit statement than a repetition of the perplexities he had already thrown out, and a confused oration, showing, How it was necessary to use the utmost caution; how the lynx-eyed Ralph had already seen him in company with his unknown correspondent; and how he had baffled the said Ralph by extreme guardedness of manner and ingenuity of speech; having prepared himself for such a contingency from the first.
That she had all the abstracted and nervous manner of one who is on the eve of some bold and hazardous step, which it has required no common struggle to resolve upon, would have been obvious to the lynx-eyed Fagin, who would most probably have taken the alarm at once; but Mr.
About two leagues beyond this curious tree we halted for the night: at this instant an unfortunate cow was spied by the lynx-eyed Gauchos, who set off in full chase, and in a few minutes dragged her in with their lazos, and slaughtered her.
The Scotland Yard men came and went, examining, questioning, lynx-eyed and reserved of tongue.