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 Lynchno’bians.Lynx-eyed. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lynx,
 
proverbial for its piercing eyesight, is a fabulous beast, half dog and half panther, but not like either in character. The cat-like animal now called a lynx is not remarkable for keen-sightedness.   1
 


 Lynchno’bians.Lynx-eyed. 

 
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