a sight to see/behold

Definition of a sight to see/behold

  1. :  an amazing or wonderful thing to see The birth of the calf was a sight to see/behold.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  something that is seen :  spectacle

    :  something ludicrous or disorderly in appearance

    :  a great number or quantity

  1. :  to get or catch sight of

    :  to look at through or as if through a sight

    :  to test for straightness

  1. :  based on recognition or comprehension without previous study

    :  payable on presentation

  1. :  to perceive by the eye

    :  to perceive or detect as if by sight

    :  to have experience of :  undergo

  1. :  cathedra

    :  a cathedral town

    :  a seat of a bishop's office, power, or authority

  1. :  to perceive through sight or apprehension :  see

    :  to gaze upon :  observe

    : used in the imperative especially to call attention

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capable of being understood in two ways

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