view halloo


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

View \View\ (v[=u]), n. [OF. veue, F. vue, fr. OF. veoir to see,
   p. p. veu, F. voir, p. p. vu, fr. L. videre to see. See
   Vision, and cf. Interview, Purview, Review, Vista.]
   1. The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey;
      examination by the eye; inspection.
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            Thenceforth I thought thee worth my nearer view.
                                                  --Milton.
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            Objects near our view are thought greater than those
            of a larger size that are more remote. --Locke.
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            Surveying nature with too nice a view. --Dryden.
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   2. Mental survey; intellectual perception or examination; as,
      a just view of the arguments or facts in a case.
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            I have with exact view perused thee, Hector. --Shak.
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   3. Power of seeing, either physically or mentally; reach or
      range of sight; extent of prospect.
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            The walls of Pluto's palace are in view. --Dryden.
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   4. That which is seen or beheld; sight presented to the
      natural or intellectual eye; scene; prospect; as, the view
      from a window.
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            'T is distance lends enchantment to the view.
                                                  --Campbell.
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   5. The pictorial representation of a scene; a sketch, either
      drawn or painted; as, a fine view of Lake George.
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   6. Mode of looking at anything; manner of apprehension;
      conception; opinion; judgment; as, to state one's views of
      the policy which ought to be pursued.
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            To give a right view of this mistaken part of
            liberty.                              --Locke.
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   7. That which is looked towards, or kept in sight, as object,
      aim, intention, purpose, design; as, he did it with a view
      of escaping.
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            No man sets himself about anything but upon some
            view or other which serves him for a reason.
                                                  --Locke.
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   8. Appearance; show; aspect. [Obs.]
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            [Graces] which, by the splendor of her view
            Dazzled, before we never knew.        --Waller.
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   Field of view. See under Field.

   Point of view. See under Point.

   To have in view, to have in mind as an incident, object, or
      aim; as, to have one's resignation in view.

   View halloo, the shout uttered by a hunter upon seeing the
      fox break cover.

   View of frankpledge (Law), a court of record, held in a
      hundred, lordship, or manor, before the steward of the
      leet. --Blackstone.

   View of premises (Law), the inspection by the jury of the
      place where a litigated transaction is said to have
      occurred.
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