from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having four eyes.
  • adjective Informal Wearing eyeglasses.


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  • Applied to dogs that have a distinct mark over each eye, of a different colour; for the most part tan upon black. --Walter Rye's A Glossary of Words Used in East Anglia, 1895.

    My Australian Shepherd dogs have all been four-eyed.

    May 10, 2011