noun, plural bird's-eyes.
- a woven, allover pattern on fabrics, characterized chiefly by small diamond shapes resembling the eyes of a bird.
- a fabric having this pattern, especially a cotton used for diapers or a linen used for toweling.
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Example sentences from the Web for bird's-eye
Birdseye walked away with a personal profit of about $1 million and an annual salary of $50,000 to continue his experiments.
And that was what Birdseye wanted to do; his interest in fast-freezing was as a means to an end.
Say, Id know you anywhere by your pictures, said Mr. Birdseye, and extended the right hand of fellowship.
Curly maple and blister maple are not believed to be formed in the same way as birdseye.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
Certainly not, Pink Egg, certainly not, reassured Mr. Birdseye.
I can imagine no other reason why you should call the picture of Miss Birdseye a "bad business," or indeed any business at all.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)|Henry James
Sergeant McGillicuddy, just coming out of the office entrance, made a dash forward and grabbed Birdseye by the bridle.Betty at Fort Blizzard|Molly Elliot Seawell
British Dictionary definitions for bird's-eye
- seen or photographed from high above
- summarizing the main points of a topic; summary (esp in the phrase bird's-eye view)