weather eye

noun

Definition of weather eye 

1 : an eye quick to observe coming changes in the weather

2 : constant and shrewd watchfulness and alertness

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Billy Galvin is a pol’s pol, old-school with a weather eye for electoral shenanigans. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "Trump's Latest Voter Suppression Plan Smells Dictatorial," 12 Mar. 2018 Keep a weather eye out for Jones’s sneakily beautiful passages. Katie Ward Beim-esche, The Christian Science Monitor, "'Murder, Magic, and What We Wore' is the Diet Sprite of Regency romps," 3 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of weather eye

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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