[glas ahy, glahs ahy for 1; glas ahy, glahs ahy for 2]
- artificial eye.
- any of various fish, birds, etc., having eyes with a glassy or milky appearance.
Origin of glass eye
First recorded in 1595–1605
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Examples from the Web for glass eye
“Glass-Eye, my handkerchief,” Lily broke in, suspecting an invitation to supper.
Glass-Eye did not ask that, would have given her other eye to serve Miss Lily.
And Lily put out her hand to lay hold of a boot; but Glass-Eye was gone.
She 230 dreamed and dreamed, while Glass-Eye went marketing.
She went out with Glass-Eye and walked round to the front to look at her lithos.
- an artificial eye made of glass
- An artificial eye fashioned of glass.
- An eye whose iris is whitish, pale, or colorless.
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