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Put out of sight

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Put out of sight to remove from vision:
    • Put out of sight (slang) to consume, as food
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. siht, ge-sihtge-segen, pa.p. of seón, to see; Ger. sicht.

Usage

In literature:

She was put into a place out of sight.
"Dick and His Cat and Other Tales" by Various
These things Winny had collected and put away in order, and hidden out of his sight as best she could.
"The Combined Maze" by May Sinclair
I shall put it out of sight where it will not be easily found again, and then forget it.
"The Brass Bound Box" by Evelyn Raymond
And I'll put this out of your sight, so it won't be a temptation to you.
"With Hoops of Steel" by Florence Finch Kelly
Put it out of sight, and never speak of it or think of it again.
"Ralph on the Overland Express" by Allen Chapman
She resolved to put all disagreeable things out of sight.
"The Time of Roses" by L. T. Meade
The things were put in a safe spot, out of sight.
"The Carroll Girls" by Mabel Quiller-Couch
Put 'em out of sight and mind.
"The Cruise of the Shining Light" by Norman Duncan
Don't you love the Emperor, that you would put his face out of sight?
"The Princess Virginia" by C. N. Williamson
I was a little put out, too, at the sight of the fine man-servant who opened the doors for me and led me upstairs.
"The Fairchild Family" by Mary Martha Sherwood
We have no desire to put out of sight the difficulties of government.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
She put the box upon the floor, and pushed it well under it, and wholly out of sight.
"Dorothy Dainty at the Mountains" by Amy Brooks
Her thoughts of a moment since are determinately put out of sight, resolutely banished.
"Portia" by Duchess
Hastily the golden artifacts were put out of sight in the recess and Tony walked to meet the oncoming Ifugaos.
"The Golden Skull" by John Blaine
Let her therefore put away her whoredoms out of her sight and her adulteries from between her breasts.
"Oriental Women" by Edward Bagby Pollard
These gifts were well-nigh put out of sight by a singularly modest estimate of self.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
The cruel conqueror killed the children of the captive king before his sight, and then put out his eyes.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Eric immediately put it away out of sight, for he saw how it annoyed the youth.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
Would you mind putting it out of sight?
"Where the Pavement Ends" by John Russell
He had, however, only put his Colt there to have it out of sight, and not because he feared trouble.
"The Orphan" by Clarence E. Mulford
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In poetry:

When once I put the gospel out of sight,
Then Satan came himself to be my guide,
And by each sin, wherein it took delight,
He my frail nature quickly drew aside.
"The Complaint And The Advice Of Dives, To His Five Brethren (Part 1)" by Rees Prichard
I hope when Kossuth fever's cool
And we have put our wits to school,
And sober senses found;
When the Hungarian's out of sight
And shattered brains collected quite,
We may be safe and sound.
"To A Friend InThe City" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
Good-bye to the cradle, the old wooden cradle,
The babe of to-day does not know it by sight.
When day leaves the border, with system and order,
The child goes to bed and we put out the light.
"The Old Wooden Cradle" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
"Thou hast put out the soul of thy sight;
Thou hast sought to my foemen as friend,
To my traitors that kiss me and smite,
To the kingdoms and empires of night
That begin with the darkness, and end.
"Perinde AC Cadaver" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

Every 10 years Sight and Sound magazine puts out a list of the Top 10 movies of all time.
Cleopatra Records, who recently put out a collection of progressive rock stars performing Supertramp songs, will next set their sights on the the Who.
Packed-up leftovers and stacked-up pantries are rarely the pride of the kitchen, but hiding them out of sight puts perishables precariously out of mind.
Putting out a trade publication doesn't mean losing sight of just how energizing "hard news" can be.
Cleopatra Records, who recently put out a collection of progressive rock stars performing Supertramp songs, will next set their sights on the the Who .
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In science:

Why fuss over quantum chromodynamics? Why not simply leave a true theory alone, except perhaps to derive it from some underlying physics beyond the standard model? The Large Hadron Collider, of course, plans to put QCD to work in coaxing new states out of virtuality and into plain sight.
Review of Theoretical Status: the Long and Short of High Energy Jets
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