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.
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glass eye

n
(Medicine) an artificial eye made of glass
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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]
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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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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.
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.
She asked if she was expected to wear wooden legs or false hair or glass eyes; and as she spoke her eyes sparkled like the terrible crystal.
Mike Johnson, station manager forJames Streetand Lime Street, said: "I remember once a few years ago a pouch with a glass eye was found, I think it was on a train at Ainsdale.
According to the account, at night, just before leaving for his quarters, Patch-eye Pete would place his glass eye on a table, clearly visible to all of his staff in the mill and warn them that if they tried to steal anything while he was gone, he would know about it through the glass eye.
The dress was among an unusual array of items left behind by guests at Abandoned - pantomime horse Travelodge in the last year that included a glass eye and a gallon of water from Loch Ness.
Or the person who forgot their glass eye at Travelodge's Trafford Park hotel.
A COCKATOO called Brexit, a glass eye, a five foot tall chocolate Easter bunny and a gallon of water from Loch Ness were among the items left behind in Travelodge hotels last year.
The pickpocket, who infamously stole the GLASS EYE of a car crash teenager, was released from her sentence early on September 19 this year.
It contained cash, bank cards and the precious glass eye of her late son, Lyndon, who had died at the age of 17 in a car crash in the 1980s.