oeillade

noun
oeil·​lade | \ ˌər-ˈyäd How to pronounce oeillade (audio) , ˌə-, œ- How to pronounce oeillade (audio) \

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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“Oeillade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oeillade. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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