oeillade

noun
oeil·lade | \ ˌər-ˈyäd , ˌə- , œ- \

Definition of oeillade 

: a glance of the eye especially : ogle

First Known Use of oeillade

1592, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oeillade

Middle French œillade, from oeil eye, from Old French oil, from Latin oculus — more at eye

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