Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A deep-sea fish, Macrourus cinereus, found in Bering Sea.
- n. A disease of fishes. It more frequently occurs among those that are kept in hatchery-ponds than among those that are left in a more natural state. In fish affected by it, the eyes protrude from the head, and frequently little blisters appear on different parts of the body.
- n. Alternative form of popeye.
“I am just amused that one of his arms reeks of pop-eye like proportions.. and the other one.. more of an olive oil girth.”
“I thought it was from a term they used in the war - first I've ever heard of a pop-eye connection.”
“I thought it was from a term they used in the war - first Iâ€™ve ever heard of a pop-eye connection.”
“Lady Feng's pop-eye flashed in anger, but the squinty one rolled around to study him.”
“The crow's-feet at the corners of her eyes fanned out like spiderwebs to veil her entire face, while the curious way that she cocked her head only emphasized the contrast between the pop-eye through which she saw the outer world and the squinty white orb that was usually turned inward to watch the spirit world.”
“Her pop-eye, however, darted around the room from bauble to bauble, as though checking to be certain that each one remained in its place.”
“And thinking of skin and bone reminded him of whales and his pop-eye brightened.”
“Big mout ', pop-eye, walk on' e belly; 'e is bin got bump, bump, bump' pon 'e bahk, bump, bump, bump”
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