glad eye

glad eye

n
informal an inviting or seductive glance (esp in the phrase give (someone) the glad eye)
References in classic literature ?
She stroked his hands and looked into his face with glad eyes.
Adam walked much faster, and any one coming along the Oakbourne road at sunrise that morning must have had a pleasant sight in this tall broad-chested man, striding along with a carriage as upright and firm as any soldier's, glancing with keen glad eyes at the dark-blue hills as they began to show themselves on his way.
Now there's something about Kumar I must tell you; Kumar we'd presumed for a long time was a bachelor, he was in his seventies but had the energy of a teenager, sprightly and walked with a zing in his step, but what we all noticed was his glad eye for anything that wore a skirt.
''Things at her home reach a tipping point, and she realises there is this fella knocking about, and it might not be a bad idea to throw him the glad eye and see where things lead."
The Fab Five persuade him he has a great life - and a female friend giving him the glad eye - nearer to home.
Most of us had heard stories about MJ Akbar, India's junior foreign minister, and his glad eye. Even those who had never worked with him heard at least a rumour of one sexual dalliance.
Victoria gets jealous at Ross's party when she sees a girl giving Matty the glad eye.
It may well turn out to be Watford, given Huddersfield manager David Wagner has also been giving the glad eye to Monaco defender Terence Kongolo, drooling: "We like him".
Emmerdale James has been giving Moira the glad eye for weeks now, and with Cain out of the way, he finally makes his move on the foxy farmer.
Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain narrates the hilarious stories of two couples who live across the street in a lane in Kanpur, whereby each husband has a glad eye for the other man's wife.
In fact, scrub that, bring me that single malt that's been giving me the glad eye from the top shelf for months.
The Tatlers first appeared in London at the Globe Theatre as the curtain-raiser to The Glad Eye, Jose G.