- having but one eye.
- Cards. being, of, pertaining to, or using a face card or cards on which the figure is shown in profile, such cards being the jack of spades, the jack of hearts, and the king of diamonds in standard packs of cards: One-eyed jacks are wild.
Origin of one-eyed
before 1000; Middle English, Old English
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Examples from the Web for one-eyed
In addition to several peacocks, she owned mallards, pheasants, bantams, and a one-eyed swan.Flannery O’Connor’s Desire for God
November 13, 2013
The Blind Faith of the One-Eyed MatadorKaren Russell, GQ Last fall, one of Spain's greatest matadors took a horn to the face.The Week’s Best Longreads: The Daily Beast Picks for October 6, 2012
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The one-eyed leader of the Quetta Shura never talks to the press, never meets with non-Muslims and is remarkably secretive.A Shady Taliban Capture
August 24, 2010
A nice operation indeed, to make me at once one-eyed and one-armed.The Imaginary Invalid
Dashing his one-eyed glasses on the table, he attacked the man.The Channings
Mrs. Henry Wood
Nevertheless, he ran with his head even with the shoulder of his one-eyed elder.
He caught the one-eyed elder on his blind side and ripped his ear into ribbons.
So Filbert staid, and was as happy as a bird in the one-eyed house.