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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. 2018.
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  • You see that chap there, with the big mouth and crossed eyes.

    Oonomoo the Huron

    Edward S. Ellis
  • Jarvis entered the big room and crossed eyes with the man at the far end.

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

  • 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
  • crossed eyes occur very commonly in families and are evidently a subject of transmission.

    Psychotherapy James J. Walsh
crossed eyes in Medicine

crossed eyes n.
See esotropia.

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