I am reading a movie scenario magazine and came across the kanji 瞶 that I cannot understand.

The scenes involved are basically relationship moments between the two main characters.

Two examples with some context:

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WWWJDIC does not match this kanji, though in Edict (via JWPce or Rikaichan) it says:
キ see everything

Checking various other references were a dead end.

I realize this is probably non-standard literary usage, but please help me understand why it may have been used and any deeper meaning.
Are there better examples of the usage of this kanji?


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    私は61歳の普通の日本人ですが、この二つの漢字は初めて見ました。 こちらも勉強になった。
    – istrasci
    Jan 24, 2017 at 6:16
  • 中国人ですが、この漢字を見るのも初めてです。一般的な中国人は絶対にこの字を見た事ありません。ちなみに、中国語の字典を調べたりして、この「瞶」は「見つめる」の意味を持ってなく、唯一の意味は「盲(めくら)」です。「見つめる」の用法は日本語だけでしょう。
    – dvx2718
    Jul 4, 2023 at 1:38

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