His fine-cut face also, though still kingly, was weak with age and his eyes were blear.
Idiots, with blear eyes and protending under-lips, gibbered and whined.
If he be crookbacked; or blear eyed; or have a pearl in his eye, or a continual scab, or a dry scurf in his body, or a rupture.
In simple chronic ophthalmia, blear eyes, &c., also to remove particles of lime from the eyes.
Burglars are not all escaped convicts, blear eyed and hideous; nor do they all go about in fustian.
The door was flung wide from within, and the blear eyes of Nicol peered out into the night-light.
At that last stinging sentence, alarm had jumped to the blear eyes of the former convict.
"'Twould turn the edge of a knife," said I, tasting it and looking at him: but his one blear'd eye was inscrutable.
Not a few of the cases both black and white showed evidences of cocaine or morphine poisoning—the blear eyes, the unsteady nerves.
None of these blear illusions can cheat our eyes with any such false presentments.
c.1300, blere "watery, rheumy," perhaps related to blur. Cf. Middle High German blerre "having blurred vision."
"to dim (of vision); to have watery or rheumy eyes," early 14c., of uncertain origin, possibly from an Old English *blerian, from the same source as blear (adj.). Related: Bleared; blearing.