- a native or inhabitant of Iowa (used as a nickname).
- 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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Examples from the Web for hawkeye
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For now, neither Warren nor Clinton are campaigning with long-shot Democrats in the Hawkeye State.2016 Dark Horse Martin O'Malley Is Boosting Iowa Democrats (and Himself)
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Even Hawkeye nodded his head, as if he would say, it was better than he expected.
But it was not the policy of Hawkeye to affect the least concealment.
In the meantime, the uplifted hand of Hawkeye was above him.
Hawkeye regarded the young man a moment in speechless amazement.
But the chances were gradually growing unfavorable to Hawkeye and his band.
- a dark blue variety of the mineral crocidolite: a semiprecious gemstone
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