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Millstone

To look (or see) through a millstone. To be wonderfully sharp-sighted.

“Then ... since your eies are so sharp that you can not only looke through a milstone, but cleane through the minde ...” —Lilly: Euphues, etc.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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