- having large, round eyes similar to those of an ox.
Origin of ox-eyed
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Examples from the Web for ox-eyed
The ox-eyed women gazed at him with shy admiration, for his type drew them.
It is of quite desirable to keep hotels and be with that Juno—that ox-eyed Juno.Strictly Business
Stolid and ox-eyed, they stepped from their doorways into the narrow paths or upon the soft grass of the streets.
If the term "ox-eyed" ever applied to humanity, it is appropriate to the Maori women, who possess this one feature in perfection.Under the Southern Cross
Maturin M. Ballou
Ox-Eyed Daisies may be used for a luncheon-table decoration very effectively.Bright Ideas for Entertaining
Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
- having large round eyes, like those of an ox
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Word Origin and History for ox-eyed
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