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glass eye

[ glas-ahy, glahs-ahy for 1; glas-ahy, glahs-ahy for 2 ]
/ ˈglæs ˈaɪ, ˈglɑs ˈaɪ for 1; ˈglæs ˌaɪ, ˈglɑs ˌaɪ for 2 /
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noun
any of various fish, birds, etc., having eyes with a glassy or milky appearance.
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Origin of glass eye

First recorded in 1595–1605
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British Dictionary definitions for glass eye

glass eye

noun
an artificial eye made of glass
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Medical definitions for glass eye

glass eye

n.
An artificial eye fashioned of glass.
An eye whose iris is whitish, pale, or colorless.
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