eyehole

[ ahy-hohl ]
/ ˈaɪˌhoʊl /

noun

a hole to look through, as in a mask or a curtain.
a circular opening for the insertion of a pin, hook, rope, etc.; eye.

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Origin of eyehole

First recorded in 1630–40; eye + hole
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British Dictionary definitions for eyehole

eyehole

/ (ˈaɪˌhəʊl) /

noun

a hole through which something, such as a rope, hook, or bar, is passed
the cavity that contains the eyeball; eye socket
another word for peephole
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