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glass eye

noun

Definition of glass eye

  1. 1 :  an artificial eye made of glass

  2. 2 :  an eye having a pale, whitish, or colorless iris

glass–eyed play \-ˌīd\ adjective


1651

First Known Use of glass eye

1651


Medical Dictionary

glass eye

noun

Medical Definition of glass eye

  1. 1:  an artificial eye made of glass

  2. 2:  an eye having a pale, whitish, or colorless iris

glass–eyed \-ˈīd\play adjective



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