Beholder



to observe; look at; see.
look; see:
And, behold, three sentries of the King did appear.
Contemporary Examples

Caravaggio’s Grand Passions Adam Eaker June 10, 2010
The Humble Burger Goes Glam Katie Workman June 29, 2009
Harry Warned Off ‘Fornicating’? Tom Sykes November 7, 2011
Art on the Tracks Malcolm Jones January 31, 2014
The Insult Behind Obama’s U.K. Codename Asra Q. Nomani May 23, 2011

Historical Examples

Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat Edmund Roberts
Essays, Second Series Ralph Waldo Emerson
Old and New Paris, v. 2 Henry Sutherland Edwards
Gigolo Edna Ferber
The Friendly Club and Other Portraits Francis Parsons

verb (often used in the imperative to draw attention to something, archaic or literary) -holds, -holding, -held
to look (at); observe
n.
v.

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