Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having white eyes—that is, eyes in which the iris is white or color less.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Fancy yelled at the white-eyed thing standing before her.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • His wonderful "Boat Poem" celebrates both ship-building and the kind of seaworthy art he admires:And having in their swerving planks and the point of their bowsthe never-enough-to-be-praisedauthority of a great tradition, the sea-shapesimple and true like a vase, something that stays too in the carved head of an eagleor that white-eyed wooden hound crying up beneath the bowsprit.

    Complete Poetry, Translations and Selected Prose by Bernard Spencer – review

  • But what of Goldman Sachs, the ostensible target of this white-eyed vigilantism?

    Goldman Sachs Fraud Suit: The Populist Veneer

  • Important breeding wetland species include marbled teal Marmaronetta angustirostris (VU,35), white-headed duck Oxyura leucocephala (EN,400, which nest mainly in artificial ponds in surrounding areas), white-eyed pochard Aythya niroca (VU), purple gallinule Porphyrio porphyrio and crested coot Fulica cristata.

    Doñana National Park, Spain

  • These include the near-endemic white-eyed prinia Prinia leontica (VU), the grey-winged robinchat Cossypha polioptera, lemon dove Columba larvata, Sharp's apalis Apalis sharpei, whitenecked rockfowl Picathartes gymnocephalus (VU) and Nimba flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae (VU), A detailed account of birds in Liberian Nimba is given in Coston & Curry-Lindahl (1986).

    Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

  • There were strange, white-eyed men and women standing in the river, and they rocked the wicker man along with the current.

    The Tudors: King Takes Queen

  • He sits back in the oarless boat as other dead faces emerge, all white-eyed and wide-mouthed, with fatally wounded necks below them.

    The Redleys

  • The sense of the meeting seemed to be, oh, hoity-toity miss, and the leader of the opposition said no doubt she would want to marry the white-eyed villain ... you understand that I give you the gist of the conversation, so well as I heard and understood it.

    Isabelle

  • Among the numerous bird species found here are the prothonotary warbler, white-eyed vireo, wood duck, yellow-billed cuckoo, Louisiana waterthrush, and all the species found in the Southeastern Mixed Forest.

    Lower Mississippi Riverine Forest Province (Bailey)

  • Usually the tanagers stay down in the creek woods--but I've seen several bird species in the yard that I've seen before only down in the woods: white-eyed vireo, yellow warbler, painted bunting, and now, the tanager.

    80Acres: new yard bird

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