sheep's eye

noun

Definition of sheep's eye

: a shy longing usually amorous glance usually used in plural made sheep's eyes at each other

First Known Use of sheep's eye

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sheep's eye was circa 1529

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“Sheep's eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheep%27s%20eye. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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