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crossed eyes

strabismus, especially the form in which one or both eyes turn inward.
Also, cross-eye. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Jarvis entered the big room and crossed eyes with the man at the far end.

    Bambi Marjorie Benton Cooke
  • The remnants of B, C, D, and so forth suddenly blurred before my crossed eyes.

  • The muscles of Soames' jaw tightened at sound of the name, and he avoided the gaze of the crossed eyes.

    The Yellow Claw Sax Rohmer
  • His voice, accompanied by his look from crossed eyes, and proceeding from a man of his robust frame, produced wonderful effects.

    George Whitefield Joseph Belcher
  • You see that chap there, with the big mouth and crossed eyes.

    Oonomoo the Huron Edward S. Ellis
  • crossed eyes occur very commonly in families and are evidently a subject of transmission.

    Psychotherapy James J. Walsh
  • He slowly closed the scarlet lids over his crossed eyes, suspending the pickerel in his hand the while.

    Tess of the Storm Country Grace Miller White
crossed eyes in Medicine

crossed eyes n.
See esotropia.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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