spyglass


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spy·glass

 (spī′glăs′)
n.
1. A small telescope.
2. often spyglasses A pair of binoculars.

spyglass

(ˈspaɪˌɡlɑːs)
n
(Tools) a small telescope

spy•glass

(ˈspaɪˌglæs, -ˌglɑs)

n.
a small telescope.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spyglass - a small refracting telescopespyglass - a small refracting telescope  
refracting telescope - optical telescope that has a large convex lens that produces an image that is viewed through the eyepiece
Translations
ďalekohľad

spyglass

[ˈspaɪglɑːs] Ncatalejo m

spyglass

[ˈspaɪˌglɑːs] ncannocchiale m
References in classic literature ?
I saw a long spyglass lying on a desk in one of the upper-deck state-rooms back of the pilot-house and reached after it--there was a ship in the distance.
"Birds?" exclaimed the doctor, snatching his spyglass.
Early in the morning of the twelfth of June he came out of his tent, which was pitched that day on the steep left bank of the Niemen, and looked through a spyglass at the streams of his troops pouring out of the Vilkavisski forest and flowing over the three bridges thrown across the river.
BY and by, when we got up, we turned over the truck the gang had stole off of the wreck, and found boots, and blankets, and clothes, and all sorts of other things, and a lot of books, and a spyglass, and three boxes of seegars.
He turned a spyglass toward the little group amongst which the king stood.
I was glad when the coastguard came along, with his spyglass under his arm.
If Tess were made rich by marrying a gentleman, would she have money enough to buy a spyglass so large that it would draw the stars as near to her as Nettlecombe-Tout?
Several potential suitors have expressed interest in acquiring a stake in film studio Miramax, with leading contenders to take a partnership interest including Lions Gate (LGF.A), Viacom (VIAB), and Spyglass Media Group, the Wall Street Journal's Benjamin Mullin and Erich Schwartzel report, citing people familiar with the matter.
Still, my column about SPAM in 2000 won me the SPAMmy Award, which is a tin mounted on a plinth, I have a small silver cup awarded for rock and roll in the 1960s, a Spyglass Award from the Crime Writers' Association of Great Britain, and a knighthood from Huddersfield eccentric Jake Jonathon Z Mangel Worzel.
The command said in a statement that "the force cordoned off al-Latif neighborhood for the purpose of searching for weapons and carrying out the orders of arrest and the pursuit of non-random shooters, pointing to the seizure of (4) Kalashnikov rifles with magazines with a hunting rifle with a day spyglass and seized delivered weapons to the center Karma Police./ End
One day after Mickelson didn't miss a single fairway for the first time in 1,664 rounds on the PGA Tour, he couldn't seem to find one at Spyglass Hill.
Jason Day was at 9 under with three holes remaining at Spyglass, while Ernie Els had a 68 at Spyglass and was at 6 under.