- 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
First recorded in 1675–85
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When she said “bold and brave,” she looked right at Hawk-Eye.
When Firetop told about the turtle, Hawk-Eye laughed and laughed.
Hawk-Eye had seen all that they had seen, and more, but he said nothing.
Hawk-Eye and Limberleg had felt earthquakes before, but never one like this.
Hawk-Eye went back to the top of the hill and brought down the deer.
- trademark an optical ball-tracking device used as an aid to commentators in certain sports, and as an officiating tool in major tennis tournaments
- a dark blue variety of the mineral crocidolite: a semiprecious gemstone
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