Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of ee.
  • adv. even.
  • n. evening.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The old plural of eye.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete or Scotch plural of eye. See ee.
  • n. A termination of Latin origin, representing ultimately Latin -enus, -inus, etc., adjective terminations, as in damaskeen, tureen, canteen, sateen, velveteen, etc. See these words.

Etymologies

From a contraction of even. (Wiktionary)
From even ("evening"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • The old plural of eye.

    December 12, 2008