To go with that, though, too many of us in the middle class want beggars to be kept out of sight.
With no premiere date in sight, eager readers have gotten creative.
For a woman who adored decorating for the holidays, the sight would surely have made her smile.
No implausible publication with “interpolated essays on the virtues of sanitary improvement” is beyond his sight.
The sight of the motel name on the card threw me into a fit of melancholy.
The sight of the young artist's note recalled her earlier subject.
In an hour and a half by the watch we were in sight of the bar.
Aggy turned with a startled defiance, but at sight of Quinn's face she recoiled.
When I left the pilot-house, Cape Canaveral, or rather the light on it, was in sight.
Insensibly the sight of that ever-rolling flood must have deeply affected them.
Old English sihð, gesiht, gesihð "thing seen; faculty of sight; aspect; vision; apparition," from Proto-Germanic *sekh(w)- (cf. Danish sigte, Swedish sigt, Middle Dutch sicht, Dutch zicht, Old High German siht, German Sicht, Gesicht), stem that also yielded Old English seon (see see (v.)), with noun suffix -th (2), later -t.
Verily, truth is sight. Therefore if two people should come disputing, saying, 'I have seen,' 'I have heard,' we should trust the one who says 'I have seen.' [Brhadaranyaka Upanishad 5.14.4]Meaning "perception or apprehension by means of the eyes" is from early 13c. Meaning "device on a firearm to assist in aiming" is from 1580s. A "show" of something, hence, colloquially, "a great many; a lot" (late 14c.). Sight for sore eyes "welcome visitor" is attested from 1738; sight unseen "without previous inspection" is from 1892. Sight gag first attested 1944. Middle English had sighty (late 14c.) "visible, conspicuous; bright, shining; attractive, handsome;" c.1400 as "keen-sighted;" mid-15c. as "discerning" (cf. German sichtig "visible").
The ability to see.
Field of vision.