glass eye

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glass eye

n.
1. An artificial eye fashioned of glass.
2. An eye whose iris is whitish, pale, or colorless.

glass eye

n
(Medicine) an artificial eye made of glass

glass eye

(ˈglæs ˈaɪ, ˈglɑs ˈaɪ for 1; ˈglæs ˌaɪ, ˈglɑs ˌaɪ for 2 )
n.
1. an artificial eye made of glass or plastic.
2. any of various fish, birds, etc., having eyes with a glassy or milky appearance.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glass eye - prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glassglass eye - prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass
prosthesis, prosthetic device - corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
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He said that as he was sinking deliciously to sleep, the moon lifted away the shadows and developed a huge cat, on a bracket, dead and stuffed, but crouching, with every muscle tense, for a spring, and with its glittering glass eyes aimed straight at him.
I sometimes met David in public places such as the Kensington Gardens, where he lorded it surrounded by his suite and wearing the blank face and glass eyes of all carriage-people.
They called Good "Bougwan," or Glass Eye, because of his eye-glass.
Sometimes the sun fell through the window on his glass eye, and lighted a spark in it which sent Felicite into ecstasy.
Subsequent phases were well represented here: her mixed-media "Bricolage" works of the 1960s, which incorporate image-objects such as the aforementioned glass eyes as well as beads and other found materials; her "Comma" series of the '70s, in which dark rubber hangs like skin, flab, or organs (Rama's industrialist father, who committed suicide, owned a bicycle factory); and then, many fine examples of her return, in the '80s and beyond, to her signature practice of confrontational figuration.
Frampton-Quigg would have sent a pair of glass eyes to sleep - it was a terrible fight to watch.
North Coast (definitely something in the water up there) trio Two Glass Eyes bring the noise as headliners, while Windowseats continue a long awaited return to the fold as main support.
The dusty glass eyes of an antlered bull stare over lodge walls
There were some exciting finds filmed that day, including a late 18th Century satinwood chest of drawers from the West Indies worth PS10,000, an architectural picture bought for a PS100 and valued at PS10,000, a slipware jug found on a rubbish tip worth at least PS6,000 and perhaps the oddest item of the day, a collection of glass eyes valued at an amazing PS20,000 to PS30,000.
Finds filmed that day included a late 18th Century satinwood chest of drawers from the West Indies worth PS10,000, a picture bought for a PS100 and valued at PS10,000, a slipware jug found on a rubbish tip worth at least PS6,000 and perhaps the oddest item of the day, a collection of glass eyes valued at an amazing PS20,000 to PS30,000.
The DJ even bragged that large rings he wore were "made from the glass eyes of dead bodies at the mortuary".