from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Afflicted with, or pertaining to, strabismus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to, affected by, or involving strabismus; squinting; distorted.
August 11, 2008 at 2:47 pm myopic/strabismic TuxiCat sees sichewashin develtanloping & tries tew help:
The biologist muttered something that sounded like "The erysipelatous, strabismic, steatopygean ..."
In the morning the strabismic plug-ugly with the red hair brought him food and drink, while in the evening the non-grunter did the honours.
He attempted to obtain his bearings by wandering about looking for a small rococo reception-room where he remembered he had once talked kennel talk with Marion Page, and had on another occasion perspired freely under the arrogant and strabismic glare of her mother.
Our works on medicine are equally silent, and, although from a perusal of the latter part of the book the prepuce and circumcision will be seen to have considerable bearing on the production and nature of phthisis, this subject would, owing to our strabismic way of studying medicine, look most singularly out of place in a work devoted to diseases of the lungs or throat.
So, "by way of getting even," he made violent love to all the pretty eyes he met in his commercial travels -- "to have something to think about after he should have found favor in the strabismic optics of Miss Mercer," he observed, disrespectfully.
Since, however, the strabismic asymmetry of Wilhelmina's features had always deterred discriminating males of her species from making such advances to her as might have resulted in the produc-tion of young wombats, she was easily persuaded to regard this useful and ingenious organ as an indecent excrescence invented by the Creator in a lewd and absent-minded mo-ment, and she soon became the leader of a strong movement among other unattractive wombats to suppress all references to it and to decry its use as sinful and reprehensible, and invariably wore a species of apron or sporran to conceal this obscene conformation of tissue from the world.
A man may be lame, or deaf, or strabismic, he may be a hunchback or a cripple and altogether physically repulsive, and yet he may be one of the world's greatest philosophers or mathematicians.
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