cockeye


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cock·eye

 (kŏk′ī′)
n.
A squinting eye.

[Probably cock + eye.]

cockeye

(ˈkɒkˌaɪ)
n
(Pathology) informal an eye affected with strabismus or one that squints

cock•eye

(ˈkɒkˌaɪ)

n., pl. -eyes.
a squinting eye.
[1815–25]
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The observation came at the closing session of a three-day training course for the youth titled 'Pluralism and Social Harmony' held at Cockeye Jar restaurant in the city.
It seems that the Brussels based organizations led by ICG are either cockeye to the economic potentials or sympathetic to the military as even now President Thein Sein who eulogizes the Imperial Myanmar Tatmadaw in their military offensive against the Kachin using Air power is being nominated for the prestigious prize "In Pursuit of Peace".
While problems can occur--crooked receivers, cockeye mounts, creeping scopes, etc--which have to be addressed, most of the time, this operation is very straight forward and well within the capabilities of most hunters.
The California legislature, taking a page from Iowa and Ohio, has approved a bill to change the Golden State's official nickname to the Cockeye State.
yer, ada ter, me till This former skelf of a lad, the last of seven born to a fisherman in Aberdeen, had such a bad squint as a kid his schoolmates used to call him cockeye.
Whalen, is well suited for younger readers because the only enemy the main character, Margery Mutters, has to face is a crazy old owl by the name of Cockeye.
What I'm looking for is a chance for her to see that this is not some cockeye, fly-by-night, desperate act of a dying program.
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Viola was pulling back his dirty-looking drawers, looking up at me and screaming with that cockeye, as if looking at the star in the back of the room, hanging from the wall: