bird's-eye

8 ENTRIES FOUND:

1bird's–eye

noun \ˈbərdz-ˌī\

Definition of BIRD'S-EYE

1
:  any of numerous plants with small bright-colored flowers; especially :  a speedwell (Veronica chamaedrys)
2
a :  an allover pattern for textiles consisting of a small diamond with a center dot
b :  a fabric woven with this pattern
3
:  a small spot in wood surrounded with an ellipse of concentric fibers

First Known Use of BIRD'S-EYE

1597

2bird's–eye

adjective

: seen from high above

Full Definition of BIRD'S-EYE

1
:  marked with spots resembling birds' eyes
2
:  having or involving a bird's-eye view <bird's–eye perspective>

First Known Use of BIRD'S-EYE

1665

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