Beholding



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

Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Emile Zola
A Lady of Quality Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Praise of Folly Desiderius Erasmus
Familiar Quotations John Bartlett
L’Assommoir Emile Zola
Hypatia Charles Kingsley
L’Assommoir Emile Zola
Tom Fairfield’s Hunting Trip Allen Chapman
The Downfall Emile Zola

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