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.
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?
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s SpyGlass DS Direct Visualization System is a digital, disposable endoscope for diagnostic and therapeutic cholangioscopy and pancreatoscopy.
A SPYGLASS once used by Napoleon Bonaparte on the battlefields of Europe has been discovered gathering dust in the basement of a mansion.
The spyglass came to the family after Napoleon left it behind in his hurried escape from exile on the Mediterranean island of Elba - just months before meeting his ultimate defeat at Waterloo on June 18, 1815.
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Privately owned Spyglass Energy Group LLC, a Tulsa production and exploration company with a big lease holding in Osage County, was bought by Petro River Oil Corp.