from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An eyelid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The eyelid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The eyelid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, an eyelid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye


(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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