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eagle eye

noun
1.
unusually sharp visual powers; keen ability to watch or observe.
2.
a person who has sharp vision or who maintains a keen watchfulness.
3.
alert watchfulness.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605
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Slang definitions & phrases for eagle-eye

eagle-eye

noun
  1. A person noted for keen vision or one who keeps a close watch: It took a real eagle-eye to catch that
  2. A locomotive engineer (Railroad)
  3. A detective, esp one assigned to watch for shoplifters or pickpockets

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with eagle-eye

eagle eye

Unusually keen sight; also, keen intellectual vision. For example, Antiques dealers have an eagle eye for valuable objects, or A good manager has an eagle eye for employee errors. [ Late 1500s ]
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