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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Gaze \Gaze\, n. 1. A fixed look; a look of eagerness, wonder, or admiration; a continued look of attention. [1913 Webster] With secret gaze Or open admiration him behold. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The object gazed on. [1913 Webster] Made of my enemies the scorn and gaze. --Milton. [1913 Webster] At gaze (a) (Her.) With the face turned directly to the front; -- said of the figures of the stag, hart, buck, or hind, when borne, in this position, upon an escutcheon. (b) In a position expressing sudden fear or surprise; -- a term used in stag hunting to describe the manner of a stag when he first hears the hounds and gazes round in apprehension of some hidden danger; hence, standing agape; idly or stupidly gazing. [1913 Webster] I that rather held it better men should perish one by one, Than that earth should stand at gaze like Joshua's moon in Ajalon! --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]