from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The socket of an eye.
- n. See peephole.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The hole to which the viewer places his or her eye in a device such as a telescope.
- n. The hole in a helmet, skull, etc. corresponding to the position of the eye.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A circular opening to recive a hook, cord, ring, or rope; an eyelet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hole or an opening, as in a mask, or in a curtain or door, through which one may look; a peep-hole.
- n. A circular opening, as in a bar, to receive a pin, hook, rope, or ring; an eye.
- n. One of the three orifices of a cocoanut. Also eye-spot.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar
- n. a hole (in a door or an oven etc) through which you can peep
eye + hole (Wiktionary)