[ kleer-ahy ]

noun,plural clear-eyes.
  1. the clary, Salvia sclarea.

Origin of clear-eye

First recorded in 1575–85; alteration by folk etymology of clary

Words Nearby clear-eye Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use clear-eye in a sentence

  • See whether he can stand up under adversitywhether he can face the inevitable with clear eye and set chin.

    The Bail Jumper | Robert J. C. Stead
  • Mr. Catlin enjoyed painting the fine head, with its high forehead and clear eye.

    Four American Indians | Edson L. Whitney
  • With clear eye, undulled brain, willing hand I made it—because he willed it.

    Joan of the Sword Hand | S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
  • For all aspects of the natural world he has the same (p. 200) clear eye, the same open heart that he has for man.

    Robert Burns | Principal Shairp.
  • The times were full of change and difficulty, and it required a clear eye to see the indications of Providence.