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eyeshade

[ ahy-sheyd ]
/ ˈaɪˌʃeɪd /
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noun

a visor worn on the head or forehead to shield the eyes from overhead light.

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Origin of eyeshade

First recorded in 1835–45; eye + shade
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British Dictionary definitions for eyeshade

eyeshade
/ (ˈaɪˌʃeɪd) /

noun

an opaque or tinted translucent visor, worn on the head like a cap to protect the eyes from glare
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