eyeglass


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eyeglass

1. a lens for aiding or correcting defective vision, esp a monocle
2. another word for eyepiece
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With which manly admission the young man paused, and allowed the rays of his eyeglass to play upon Elizabeth in silence.
Sam was taken with a troublesome cough, at once, for the purpose of attracting the gentleman's attention; the gentleman starting at the sound, raised his head and his eyeglass, and disclosed to view the profound and thoughtful features of Mr.
They seated themselves, and Sir Alfred studied the menu for a moment through his eyeglass. After the service of the soup they were alone.
But in spite of her watchfulness, there was a moment when she did not see the eyeglass of the pitiless Amelie turned full upon the drawing from the shelter of a great portfolio.
"Quite startling," "Monstrous," "Most painful to see." The lank man, with the eyeglass on a broad ribbon, pronounced mincingly the word "Grotesque," whose justness was appreciated by those standing near him.
Sabin raised the horn eyeglass, which he so seldom used, and contemplated Brott steadily.
A grim smile crumpled up the parchment face, so that one eye was puckered out of sight; the other was propped open by an eyeglass, which, however, dangled on its string when I appeared.
Also, if I see aright--for it is always twilight in this land of memories--he sticks an eyeglass in his eye and stumbles over everything.
One looked at me through her tortoise-shell eyeglass.
Fentolin continued, as he took up the menu and criticised it through his horn-rimmed eyeglass, "that is what I have been, without a doubt."
Gouvernail was slim enough, but he wasn't very tall nor very cynical; neither did he wear eyeglasses nor carry his hands in his pockets.
Without saying anything, he took Katharine's letters out of her hand, adjusted his eyeglasses, and read them through.