Definitions

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  • adj. Having dim or rheumy eyes.

Etymologies

blear +‎ eyed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We had but one trouble all day; when a strolling piper came and sat in the same wood with us; a red-nosed, bleareyed, drunken dog, with a great bottle of whisky in his pocket, and a long story of wrongs that had been done him by all sorts of persons, from the Lord President of the

    Kidnapped

  • We had but one trouble all day; when a strolling piper came and sat in the same wood with us; a red-nosed, bleareyed, drunken dog, with a great bottle of whisky in his pocket, and a long story of wrongs that had been done him by all sorts of persons, from the Lord President of the Court of Session, who had denied him justice, down to the Bailies of Inverkeithing who had given him more of it than he desired.

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • The bleareyed barnacles! "yelled Comrade Bannerman.

    The Iron Puddler

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