cockeye
noun Date: circa 1825 a squinting eye

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cockeye — Cock eye , n. [From cock to turn up.] A squinting eye. Forby. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cockeye — Cock eye , n. (Mach.) The socket in the ball of a millstone, which sits on the cockhead. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cockeye — [käk′ī΄] n. [ COCK1, vi. + EYE] a squinting eye …   English World dictionary

  • cockeye — I. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: cock (III) + eye 1. : a squinting eye : strabismus 2. : cockeye pilot II. noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • cockeye — /kok uy /, n., pl. cockeyes. an eye that squints or is affected with strabismus. [1815 25; COCK2 (v.) + EYE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cockeye — cock·eye käk ī, .ī n a squinting eye …   Medical dictionary

  • cockeye — n. eye that squints …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cockeye — cock•eye [[t]ˈkɒkˌaɪ[/t]] n. pl. eyes a squinting eye • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • cockeye — /ˈkɒkaɪ/ (say kokuy) noun an eye that squints, or is affected with strabismus. {cock2 (verb) + eye} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cockeye bob — noun also cockeyed bob Etymology: probably modification of native name in Australia Australia : a sudden violent storm a cockeye bob roared out of the north and tore the front veranda off Xavier Herbert * * * cockeye bob or cockeyed bob noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

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