having but one eye.
Cards. being, of, pertaining to, or using a face card or cards on which the figure is shown in profile, such cards being the jack of spades, the jack of hearts, and the king of diamonds in standard packs of cards: One-eyed jacks are wild.

Origin of one-eyed

before 1000; Middle English, Old English Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of one-eyed

  • A nice operation indeed, to make me at once one-eyed and one-armed.

  • Dashing his one-eyed glasses on the table, he attacked the man.

    The Channings

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • Nevertheless, he ran with his head even with the shoulder of his one-eyed elder.

    White Fang

    Jack London

  • He caught the one-eyed elder on his blind side and ripped his ear into ribbons.

    White Fang

    Jack London

  • So Filbert staid, and was as happy as a bird in the one-eyed house.