oeillade

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noun oeil·lade \ˌə(r)-ˈyäd, œ-\

Definition of oeillade

  1. :  a glance of the eye; especially :  ogle

Origin and Etymology of oeillade

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


First Known Use: 1592


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