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stargazer

[stahr-gey-zer] /ˈstɑrˌgeɪ zər/
noun
1.
a person who stargazes, as an astronomer or astrologer.
2.
a daydreamer.
3.
an impractical idealist.
4.
any of several marine fishes of the family Uranoscopidae, having the eyes at the top of the head.
Origin of stargazer
1550-1560
1550-60; star + gazer
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  • The family Trachinid contains the fishes known popularly as the stargazers and the Weavers.

    The Sea Shore William S. Furneaux
  • The very raison d'tre of these thaumaturgists and stargazers was to read the omens of the future.

stargazers in the Bible

(Isa. 47:13), those who pretend to tell what will occur by looking upon the stars. The Chaldean astrologers "divined by the rising and setting, the motions, aspects, colour, degree of light, etc., of the stars."

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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