lynx-eyed


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Related to lynx-eyed: spotted lynx

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.
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.