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hawk's-eye

[hawks-ahy] /ˈhɔksˌaɪ/
noun
1.
a dark-blue chatoyant quartz formed by the silicification of crocidolite, used for ornamental purposes.
Compare tiger's-eye (def 1).
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85
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hawk's-eye

noun
1.
a dark blue variety of the mineral crocidolite: a semiprecious gemstone
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