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[ahr-guh s-ahyd] /ˈɑr gəsˌaɪd/
having keen eyes; vigilant; watchful. Unabridged
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  • And that was the question that stared, Argus-eyed, at Jane Blair.

    The Innocent Adventuress Mary Hastings Bradley
  • Her old nurse was Argus-eyed; and our meetings were such as only lovers can effect.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • Then from a short flight of inconceivable bliss, she fell, shot by one of her hundred Argus-eyed fears.

  • But to prevent disappointment we ought to mention that this phenomenon can only be witnessed by the Argus-eyed.

  • It was the on-coming of a grisly, striped, Argus-eyed multiped, with fifty heads.

    The Red Debt Everett MacDonald
  • And with a "Well," and a white-lipped smile and a glance at the Argus-eyed hotel, she held out her hand to me.

    The Passionate Friends Herbert George Wells
  • The intervening sea is one over which the most penetrating of Argus-eyed policemen or sheriffs, can not see.

  • Those agency employes were Argus-eyed, watching each move made by him and his assistants.

    Oswald Langdon Carson Jay Lee
  • Slow and sure with such an Argus-eyed charmer must be all my movements.

    Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • Then from a short flight of inconceivable bliss, she fell, shot by one on her hundred Argus-eyed fears.

British Dictionary definitions for Argus-eyed


keen-sighted; observant; vigilant
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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