cockeye

noun cock·eye \ ˈkäk-ˈī , -ˌī \

Definition of cockeye

: a squinting eye

First Known Use of cockeye

circa 1825


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cockeye

noun cock·eye \ ˈkäk-ˈī, -ˌī \

medical Definition of cockeye

: a squinting eye

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