eyestrings

plural noun
eye·​strings | \ ˈī-ˌstriŋz How to pronounce eyestrings (audio) \

Definition of eyestrings

obsolete
: organic eye attachments formerly believed to break at death or blindness

First Known Use of eyestrings

1532, in the meaning defined above

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“Eyestrings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyestrings. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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