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 for Beholding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Behold \Be*hold"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beheld(p. p. formerly
     Beholden, now used only as a p. a.); p. pr. & vb. n.
     Beholding.] [OE. bihalden, biholden, AS. behealdan to hold,
     have in sight; pref. be- + healdan to hold, keep; akin to G.
     behalten to hold, keep. See Hold.]
     To have in sight; to see clearly; to look at; to regard with
     the eyes.
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           When he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived. --Num.
                                                    xxi. 9.
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           Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of
           the world.                               --John. i. 29.
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     Syn: To scan; gaze; regard; descry; view; discern.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Beholding \Be*hold"ing\, a.
     Obliged; beholden. [Obs.]
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           I was much bound and beholding to the right reverend
           father.                                  --Robynson
                                                    (More's
                                                    Utopia).
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           So much hath Oxford been beholding to her nephews, or
           sister's children.                       --Fuller.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Beholding \Be*hold"ing\, n.
     The act of seeing; sight; also, that which is beheld. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  beholding
      n 1: perception by means of the eyes [syn: visual perception,
           beholding, seeing]

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