plural noun

eye·​strings ˈī-ˌstriŋz How to pronounce eyestrings (audio)
: organic eye attachments formerly believed to break at death or blindness

Word History

First Known Use

1532, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eyestrings was in 1532

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Cite this Entry

“Eyestrings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyestrings. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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