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A squinting eye.

[Probably cock + eye.]
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(Pathology) informal an eye affected with strabismus or one that squints
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n., pl. -eyes.
a squinting eye.
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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.
Particularly interesting in this section is the author's discussion of "Cockeye's Song." The song is a theme that transitions from nondiegetic to diegetic music as the film progresses, which then changes the music's relationship to the narrative; it is no longer a method for telling the story, but now becomes "part of the tale" (p.
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.
One of the more colorful and frightening mob enforcers on the wharves was a thug named Johnny "Cockeye" Dunn.
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. Although Margery faces some challenges, they are scarce, and she recovers from them in a matter of minutes.
These cliches are evident in, but are not limited to, patterns of speech in the film ("Hold it boys, don't shoot!"), patterns of nomenclature in the film (nicknames such as "Noodles", "Patsy", "Cockeye", etc.), patterns of dress in the film (handkerchiefs worn as masks in a hold-up scene.), props appearing in the film (tommy-guns, antique cars, etc.), and patterns of action in the film (hold-ups, drive-by shootings, etc.).
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