Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of eyetooth.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It is the orbitalis, he said to himself; it comes from the broken-off root of the eye-tooth.

    Autumn

  • He felt a slight drawing pain in his upper jaw; probably the defective eye-tooth.

    Autumn

  • "The root of the right eye-tooth is broken off and has remained in the jaw."

    Autumn

  • His tooth also had started to ache again -- the right eye-tooth which was connected to the eye-nerve orbitalis.

    Autumn

  • Her plight has been taken up by the same team at the Bascom-Palmer Eye institute that did the bizarre eye-tooth implant a few months ago.

    Gary Stein: Altruism: It Lies Within All of Us

  • I'd give an eye-tooth or two to have been at this display of the greatest singer of the 20th century at the height of his powers, singing his ass off for 23 virtually perfect songs.

    Tony Sachs: Frank Sinatra: Ten Years After His Death, The Best Is Yet To Come

  • Into this break in the series, in each jaw, fits the canine of the opposite jaw; the size of the eye-tooth in the Gorilla being so great that it projects, like a tusk, far beyond the general level of the other teeth.

    Essays

  • They could see his low, flat-eared head, his bare eye-tooth and his thick, terrible forearm.

    Burmese Days

  • The dragon unconsciously hooked an eye-tooth over her lip as she concentrated.

    The Black Wing

  • Cracked finger-nail polish, third finger, left hand, and a devastating smile enhanced -- if, that is to say, that's possible -- by a slightly crooked left upper eye-tooth. '

    Puppet on a Chain

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