eye·​shot | \ ˈī-ˌshät How to pronounce eyeshot (audio) \

Definition of eyeshot

: the range of the eye : view

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Within eyeshot is Leah's daughter's pink bedroom, with butterfly stencils on the wall and a Disney-princess quilt on the bed. Jennifer Wolff Perrine, Redbook, "Inside the Life of a Mom Who Strips," 15 Feb. 2012 It would be located within eyeshot of the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge. Steve Annear, BostonGlobe.com, "Sorry, you can’t jump into the Charles River this summer during the community swim event," 14 June 2018 The location is within eyeshot of the Milwaukee County Domes. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A former Wauwatosa alderman and his wife reported the body found near the Mitchell Park Domes," 13 June 2018 Within eyeshot of the lectern where the former mayor and Assembly speaker spoke last week about his view of California’s values, a border wall that predates Trump runs along a ridgeline. Scott Wilson, Washington Post, "California’s race for governor has become a referendum on resistance," 3 June 2018 Eight construction projects valued at $140 million spanned the campus located within eyeshot of the Rio Grande. Aaron Nelsen, San Antonio Express-News, "Former UT Brownsville president to teach course on border wall at UT RGV," 23 Dec. 2017 Hammer & Nails’ Elliot insists on breathing room between chairs so guys don’t have to expose their feet within eyeshot of another man. Cam Wolf, GQ, "A Man Cave, but for Manicures," 24 Aug. 2017 Over the objections of senior Roman Catholic leaders and some area residents, a McDonald’s opened last week just outside Vatican City, within eyeshot of St. Peter’s Square. Daniel Victor, New York Times, "Cardinal Calls It a ‘Disgrace,’ but a McDonald’s Opens Near the Vatican," 2 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of eyeshot

1600, in the meaning defined above

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