Moon-eyed
Moon-eyed Moon"-eyed`, a. Having eyes affected by the moon; moonblind; dim-eyed; purblind. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • moon-eyed — [mo͞on′īd΄] adj. 1. MOON BLIND 2. having the eyes wide open, as from fright or wonder …   English World dictionary

  • moon|eyed — «MOON YD», adjective. 1. having round, wide open eyes, as from terror or surprise. 2. = moonblind …   Useful english dictionary

  • moon-eyed — moon′ eyed adj. having the eyes open wide, as in fear or wonder • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • moon-eyed — adjective having wide open eyes His moon eyed gaze was disarming and mysterious See Also: moonbeam, moon blind, mooncalf, moonfish, moonflower, mooning, moonish, moonlet, moonli …   Wiktionary

  • moon-eyed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : moon blind 2. a. : squint eyed b. : round eyed 3. archaic …   Useful english dictionary

  • moon-eyed — /moohn uyd /, adj. 1. having the eyes open wide, as in fear or wonder; wide eyed. 2. Vet. Pathol. moon blind. [1780 90 for def. 1; 1885 90 for def. 2] * * * …   Universalium

  • moon-eyed — adjective Date: 1790 having the eyes wide open …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • moon eyed — adj. having the eyes open wide; capable of seeing well at night; purblind, partially blind, half blind …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moon-blind — /moohn bluynd /, adj. Vet. Pathol. (of horses) afflicted with moon blindness; moon eyed. [1660 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • moon-blind — noun a) sigth impaired by the equine eye disease moon blindness b) sigth impaired by night blindness Syn: night blind See Also: moonbeam, mooncalf, moon eyed …   Wiktionary

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