from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete variant of eye. Chaucer.


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  • The form _eyry_, or _eyrie_, was introduced by Spelman (_Gl_. 1664) to countenance an erroneous derivation from the Saxon _eghe_, an egg.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 4

  • WYNE: Meue [move?] thy fore fyngre up and down upon the ende of thy thombe afore thy eghe.

    The Old Foodie


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