Eying or Eyeing
Eye Eye ([imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Eyed} ([imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Eying or Eyeing}.] To fix the eye on; to stare at; to look on; to view; to observe; particularly, to observe or watch narrowly, or with fixed attention; to hold in view. [1913 Webster]

Eye me, blest Providence, and square my trial To my proportioned strength. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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