- range of vision; view: The ship passed within eyeshot.
- Archaic. a glance.
Origin of eyeshot
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Examples from the Web for eyeshot
When in eyeshot of ladies, especially when he is unknown to them, he is grand.Peeps at People
Robert Cortes Holliday
He came not in eyeshot now, neither he nor any other; there was no sign of life about the place.Beasley's Christmas Party
And though it was merely crossing his line of march, he judged it wiser to get out of eyeshot as speedily as he could.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)
Robert Louis Stevenson
These are among the swiftest of birds, and are generally out of eyeshot almost before you have seen them.
Harry, he had to make humble excuses to dodge out of eyeshot a minute.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete
- range of vision; view