Origin of cross-eye
Examples from the Web for cross-eye
A woman, that occasionally worked for me, had a disagreeable squint; she was known in Indian by the name of Sachb, "cross-eye."Life in the Backwoods|Susanna Moodie
"Cross-Eye" made a number of guttural noises indicative of his delight, and promptly collected the second $20.00.
One Indian, who boasted of the terrible name of "Cross-Eye," brought in two ponies to sell.
Cross-eye can only be straightened by severing the muscles of the eye.Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World|Clifton R. Wooldridge
This contraction of the muscle is termed stra-bis´mus, or cross-eye.