- eye + water (Wiktionary)
“It was ever his mammy's wish to have a priest in the family and with her now close to dying from an over-affinity with Paddy's eyewater, Seamais is inclined to indulge her.”
“I'm weeping a combination of both big fat tears of sorrow and squirtings of gleeful hysterical laughter-induced eyewater.”
“An invaluable eyewater for weak eyes and all kinds of sore and inflamed eyes.”
“C. began to administer eyewater to a croud of at least 50 applicants.”
“I do not recommend its use as eyewater, though an old farmer assures me it has undoubted virtues when thus applied.”
“Washington dreamed his way along the street, his fancy flitting from grain to hogs, from hogs to banks, from banks to eyewater, from eye-water to Tennessee Land, and lingering but a feverish moment upon each of these fascinations.”
“I found a handkerchief tied close, but not too tightly, round the eyes for a whole night, to be a more effectual remedy for this disagreeable complaint than any application of eyewater; and my companions being induced to try the same experiment, derived equal benefit from it.”
“Some eyewater and they all left us at 2 P.M. and returned to the”
“C. now joined us having just made an end of his medical distrabution. we gave a phiol of eyewater to the Broken Arm, and requested that he would wash the eyes of such as might apply for that purpose, and that when it was exhausted we would replenish the phiol. he was much pleased with this present. we now gave the Twisted hair one gun and a hundred balls and 2 lbs. of powder in part for his attention to our horses and promised the other gun and”
“C. gave an indian man some volitile linniment to rub his kee and thye for a pain of which he complained, the fellow soon after recovered and has never ceased to extol the virtues of our medecines and the skill of my friend Capt C. as a phisician. this occurrence added to the benefit which many of them experienced from the eyewater we gave them about the same time has given them an exalted opinion of our medicine. my friend Capt.”
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List of words (or phrases) containing eye-, -eye-, or -eye. Beginning with red-eye and eyebright.
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