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gimlet eye

noun
1.
a sharp or piercing glance.
2.
an eye that appears to give a sharp or piercing look.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
Related forms
gimlet-eyed, adjective
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Examples for gimlet eye
  • If not, the disk is wiped and sent back to work, but a gimlet eye is kept on it by tracking databases.
  • But there is current science television that would seem to garner your interest, comment and gimlet eye as well.
  • And corporate pr must be given an extra dry gimlet eye.

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