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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 of hawk's-eye
1675-1685
1675-85
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  • Under the leadership of the two Mohicans and hawk-eye, victory swayed to the side of the Tortoises.

    The Worlds Greatest Books Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  • hawk-eye and Limberleg passed on down the path to the very edge of the forest.

    The Cave Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • When they saw that hawk-eye had really made up his mind to go, nobody else said anything.

    The Cave Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • When Firetop told about the turtle, hawk-eye laughed and laughed.

    The Cave Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • Duncan was about to fire, but hawk-eye, roaring with laughter, stayed his arm.

    The Worlds Greatest Books Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  • hawk-eye had seen all that they had seen, and more, but he said nothing.

    The Cave Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • At the same moment hawk-eye and the two Mohicans dashed into the encampment.

    The Worlds Greatest Books Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  • Once in the shelter of the rocks, hawk-eye turned and faced his pursuers.

    The Cave Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • When hawk-eye and Limberleg came up, they took her with them through the little green alley that led to the cave.

    The Cave Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
British Dictionary definitions for hawk-eye

Hawk-Eye

noun
1.
trademark an optical ball-tracking device used as an aid to commentators in certain sports, and as an officiating tool in major tennis tournaments

hawk's-eye

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