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heavy eye

heavy eye in Medicine

heavy eye n.
The eye that is affected in severe uniocular myopia.

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  • He turned it over in his fingers, looking at it with a heavy eye, and then at his guest.

    The Lion's Skin Rafael Sabatini
  • When first we remarked this and her heavy eye, everybody laughed.

  • But her cheek's paleness changed not; her heavy eye neither kindled nor drooped.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • He brooded, he looked upon her with a heavy eye, he sighed deeply when she drew his attention to the lovely little Anna.

    The Story Of Julia Page Kathleen Norris
  • And she chid Koorookh angrily, he with a heavy eye sulking, and keeping the sullen feathers close upon his poll.

  • He became conscious, opened a heavy eye, and fixed it upon Liu, without at the same time feeling the pressing point at his throat.


    Ellen Newbold La Motte
  • That fading cheek and heavy eye bear silent evidence that cannot be mistaken.

  • The donkey's flesh seemed to shiver, and he breathed harder, but his heavy eye never brightened.

    Carry's Rose

    Mrs. George Cupples

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