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Definition of eyed

: having an eye or eyes especially of a specified kind or number often used in combinationan almond-eyed girl

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Recent Examples on the Web What follows is an immersive and intense journey that digs deep into each of its main characters’ souls: Blake is wide-eyed and new to combat, while Schofield has already seen some seriously bad things. Brian Truitt, Detroit Free Press, "War tale ‘1917’ takes innovative approach to the battlefield," 9 Jan. 2020 What follows is an immersive and intense journey that digs deep into each of its main characters’ souls: Blake is wide-eyed and new to combat while Schofield has already seen some seriously bad things. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, "Review: Astounding WWI thriller '1917' takes an innovative approach to the battlefield," 11 Dec. 2019 Written as prose poetry and free verse, the sweep is as vast as a life cycle: from childhood to parenthood to the loss of a parent, invoking an overall vision that is clear-eyed and skinned, yet somehow courageous and even hopeful. oregonlive, "4 Oregon poets’ new collections plumb the past and illuminate the present," 9 Nov. 2019 Manet’s answer is a dreamy-eyed young woman fashioned as a gift box, offering up prolonged pleasure as art’s reward. Los Angeles Times, "Review: A Getty show rummages around in Edouard Manet’s private shadows," 22 Oct. 2019 Many are clear-eyed and rational in their love for their country and support for Mr Xi. The Economist, "Xi’s embrace of false history and fearsome weapons is worrying," 3 Oct. 2019 Some carried signs showing a one-eyed young woman, a reference to a medical worker who was hit in the eye by a projectile last week during clashes between police and protesters. Washington Post, "Hong Kong protesters defy threats from Beijing, police and heavy rain for huge — and peaceful — march," 5 Aug. 2019 Drew, Jonathan, J.D. and Annalee were all teary-eyed and emotional about the forever home that was once a bachelor pad. Tainaya Nash, House Beautiful, "Property Brothers: Forever Home," 11 July 2019 Here was interim board chair Tom Ritter, introducing the Big East resolution and in party mode over the move, talking about Dave Gavitt and John Toner probably being misty-eyed high-fiving somewhere. Mike Anthony, courant.com, "Mike Anthony: UConn’s official move to the Big East finally opens the door for questions to be answered," 27 June 2019

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First Known Use of eyed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eyed was in the 14th century

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25 Feb 2020

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“Eyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyed. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of eyed

: having an eye or eyes of a specified kind or number
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Medical Definition of eyed

: having an eye or eyes especially of a specified kind or number often used in combination a blue-eyed patient

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