noun, plural oeils-de-boeuf [French œ-yuh-duh-bœf] /French ˌœ yə dəˈbœf/.
Origin of oeil-de-boeuf
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The truth is, the Oeil-de-Boeuf has rallied; to a certain unknown extent.
What means this reticence of the Oeil-de-Boeuf, broken only by nods and shrugs?
Circumstances made the life of courts the best obtainable; but there is no trace of French 'oeil-de-boeuf' servility.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds
She flies for her life, across the Oeil-de-Boeuf; against the main door of which too Insurrection batters.
Instead of soldiers, the Oeil-de-Boeuf sends—carpenters, to take down the platform.