eyelash

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noun eye·lash \ˈī-ˌlash\

Definition of eyelash

  1. 1 :  the fringe of hair edging the eyelid —usually used in plural

  2. 2 :  a single hair of the eyelashes

  3. 3 :  hairbreadth

1675

First Known Use of eyelash

1675



EYELASH Defined for English Language Learners

eyelash

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noun eye·lash \ˈī-ˌlash\

Definition of eyelash for English Language Learners

  • : any one of the hairs that grow along the top of the eyelid


EYELASH Defined for Kids

eyelash

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noun eye·lash \ˈī-ˌlash\

Definition of eyelash for Students

  1. :  one of the hairs that grow along the top of the eyelid


Medical Dictionary

eyelash

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noun eye·lash \ˈī-ˌlash\

Medical Definition of eyelash

  1. 1:  the fringe of hair edging the eyelid—usually used in plural

  2. 2:  a single hair of the eyelashes



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