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eyeglass

eyeglass

noun eye·glass \ˈī-ˌglas\

: a single lens that is worn over your eye to help you see

eyeglasses : a pair of lenses set into a frame and worn over your eyes to help you see

Full Definition of EYEGLASS

1
a :  eyepiece
b :  a lens worn to aid vision; specifically :  monocle
c plural :  glasses, spectacles
2
:  eyecup 1

Examples of EYEGLASS

  1. She left her eyeglasses at work.

First Known Use of EYEGLASS

1593

eyeglass

noun eye·glass \ˈī-ˌglas\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EYEGLASS

1
a :  eyepiece b :  a lens worn to aid vision; specifically :  monocle c eye·glass·es pl :  glasses, spectacles
2
:  eyecup 1

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