eyeshade
noun Date: 1845 a visor that shields the eyes from strong light and is fastened on with a headband

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  • eyeshade — /uy shayd /, n. a visor worn on the head or forehead to shield the eyes from overhead light. [1835 45; EYE + SHADE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • eyeshade — eye•shade [[t]ˈaɪˌʃeɪd[/t]] n. a visor worn on the head to shield the eyes from overhead light • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • eyeshade — /ˈaɪʃeɪd/ (say uyshayd) noun a visor worn over the head or forehead to protect the eyes from overhead light …   Australian English dictionary

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