Field-glass sentence example
- bini, two at a time, and oculi, eyes) was originally an adjective used to describe things adapted for the simultaneous use of both eyes, as in "binocular vision," "a binocular telescope or microscope"; now "a binocular" is used as a noun, meaning a binocular microscope, a field-glass, &c.
- Meanwhile the staff officer standing in front pointed out something to the general, who looked through his field glass.
- "Yes, so it is, so it is," said the general angrily, lowering the field glass and shrugging his shoulders, "so it is!
- Prince Andrew, who was a little behind looking at them, turned to an adjutant to ask him for a field glass.
- He was looking through a field glass down the highroad before him.Advertisement