eye socket

Origin of eye socket

First recorded in 1835–45
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British Dictionary definitions for eye socket

eye socket

noun
  1. the nontechnical name for orbit (def. 3)
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eye socket in Medicine

eye socket

n.
  1. orbital cavity
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