from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the senseorgans uncovered, as a jelly-fish; gymnophthalmatous: the opposite of hidden-eyed: as, the naked-eyed medusans.
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His mug shot was in the newspapers and on TV, with the haunted, hunted, naked-eyed look these parents always have, up against the wall.
Sam, unusually captivated by the power of his star, stared at it naked-eyed as it rose orange-red, and paid his tribute:
These bodies in the "covered-eyed" species are protected by hoods of gelatinous tissue; in the naked-eyed species the hoods are absent.
Unwieldy sea-monsters, the stories of which are counted fables by the spectacled collectors who think their catalogues have exhausted nature; naked-eyed creatures, staring, glaring, nightmare-like spectres of the ghastly-green abysses; pulpy islands, with life in gelatinous immensity, -- what a company of hungry heirs at every ocean funeral!
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