Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of blear.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Dimmed, as by a watery humor; affected with rheum.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A cloud forms above the cab but in the bleared sunshine it's more like a mist than smoke.

    The Last of Boland

  • Daughtry have sworn that he had seen a flash of anxiety break through the dream-films that bleared the Ancient Mariner's eyes.

    CHAPTER IX

  • The meat, and the tea, and the tobacco seemed to have brought him back to life, and he gripped tighter hold of the idea behind his age-bleared eyes.

    THE WHITE MAN'S WAY

  • Her limbs dragged and shuffled, her eyes dimmed and bleared, and only the little children found joy against the withered cheek of the old squaw by the fire.

    THE LAW OF LIFE

  • Tom King's bleared eyes saw the gloved fist driving at his jaw, and he willed to guard it by interposing his arm.

    A PIECE OF STEAK

  • And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil;

    God’s Grandeur « Unknowing

  • The sharp ears were not pricked so sharply as he had seen them on other wolves; the eyes were bleared and bloodshot, the head seemed to droop limply and forlornly.

    LOVE OF LIFE

  • I held up my brass begging bowl, and whined more dolefully, and bleared my eyes to hide the blue fire I knew was in them, and calculated the distance and my strength for the leap.

    Chapter 15

  • I saw him, distorted by my bleared eyes, a huge, well - fed monster, rushing upon me with incredible speed out of the remote distance.

    Chapter 22

  • But the eyes were bleared and weak-lidded, the lips twitching and trembling from the various excesses in which he indulged, which excesses, as I was to learn, were largely devised and pandered by Yunsan, the Buddhist priest, of whom more anon.

    Chapter 15

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