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walleyed

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adjective wall·eyed \-ˈīd\

Definition of walleyed

  1. 1 :  having walleyes or affected with walleye

  2. 2 :  marked by a wild irrational staring of the eyes



Origin of walleyed

by folk etymology from Middle English wawil-eghed, part translation of Old Norse vagl-eygr walleyed, from vagl beam (akin to Greek ochleus bar, Old English wegan to move, carry) + eygr eyed — more at way


First Known Use: 15th century


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walleyed

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adjective wall·eyed \-ˈlīd\

Medical Definition of walleyed

  1. :  having walleyes or affected with walleye




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