Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A covering for the eyes designed to protect them from injury, ashy flying particles, by mud and dust in riding in automobiles, etc.

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Examples

  • After he had gone, Emily got up and did her face and hair and changed into the navy blue needle cord dress, adjusted the eye-shield and went downstairs.

    The Fateful Bargain

  • She sat down at the dressing-table and studied her reflection; the eye-shield gave it a certain cachet, she considered as she brushed her hair into a French pleat.

    The Fateful Bargain

  • They greeted Emily in English and wanted to know about the eye-shield, and when she told them she had a black eye informed her that they were going to be doctors just like their papa.

    The Fateful Bargain

  • Bulkhead (paint his face silver and remove the eye-shield and he makes a pretty good Springer)

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