from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A copious gummy secretion of the humor of the eyelids, in consequence of some disorder; blearedness; lippitude.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, an accumulation of more or less gummy material at the edges of the eyelids: a feature sometimes of conjunctivitis and sometimes of marginal blepharitis. Also called lippitudo.


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