sheep's eye
noun Date: circa 1529 a shy longing usually amorous glance — usually used in plural

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  • Sheep's-eye — n. A modest, diffident look; a loving glance; commonly in the plural. [1913 Webster] I saw her just now give him the languishing eye, as they call it; . . . of old called the sheep s eye. Wycherley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheep's eye — noun : a shy longing and usually amorous glance usually used in plural cast sheep s eyes at someone …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheep's eye — noun A secretive, pining look, or humble doting glance. See Also: sheepish …   Wiktionary

  • sheep's-eye — n. Leer, ogle, wishful glance, smickering …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Pope's eye — Pope Pope (p[=o]p), n. [AS. p[=a]pa, L. papa father, bishop. Cf. {Papa}, {Papal}.] 1. Any ecclesiastic, esp. a bishop. [Obs.] Foxe. [1913 Webster] 2. The bishop of Rome, the head of the Roman Catholic Church. See {Note} under {Cardinal}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pope's eye — noun 1. The gland surrounded with fat in the middle of the thigh of an ox or a sheep 2. A cut of steak (also called popeseye steak) • • • Main Entry: ↑pope …   Useful english dictionary

  • pope's eye — noun Scottish an edible lymph gland surrounded with fat in a sheep s leg …   English new terms dictionary

  • pope's-eye — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural pope s eyes) : the lymphatic gland in the thigh of an ox or sheep …   Useful english dictionary

  • make sheep's eyes at —    to show sexual interest in (another)    Like the unintelligent staring of the wide eyed beast. In former times you might cast sheep s eyes at the object of your desire:     I have often seen him cast a sheep s eye out of a calf s head at you.… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Mind's Eye Productions — The company s logo. Mind s Eye Productions is a video game developer based out of the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1995. In 2005, Mind s Eye was acquired by Disney. Games developed Year Title System Publisher 1999 …   Wikipedia

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