Words nearby second sight
Origin of second sight
OTHER WORDS FROM second sightsec·ond·sight·ed, adjectivesec·ond·sight·ed·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for second sight
Isn't it second-sight when you can tell if people are going to die?
I had a conversation with a woman who when young was in company with one who had the gift of second-sight.Folk Lore|James Napier
Here the author adds many other instances concerning the second-sight, of which I shall set down only a few.
Marise wondered if someone with second-sight could have seen Frank Warner, there between the husband and wife?The Brimming Cup|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
This smell several persons have who are endued with the second-sight, and it is always accomplished soon after.
British Dictionary definitions for second sight
Derived forms of second sightsecond-sighted, adjectivesecond-sightedness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with second sight
Clairvoyance, as in Jane must have second sight; she knew exactly where Dad had mislaid his keys. This expression, alluding to the supposed power of someone to perceive an event in the future or distance as though actually present, dates from the early 1600s.