Second-sight
Second-sight Sec"ond-sight`, n. The power of discerning what is not visible to the physical eye, or of foreseeing future events, esp. such as are of a disastrous kind; the capacity of a seer; prophetic vision. [1913 Webster]

He was seized with a fit of second-sight. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

Nor less availed his optic sleight, And Scottish gift of second-sight. --Trumbull. [1913 Webster]


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