from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An eyelid.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In anatomy, an eyelid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) The eyelid.
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- noun The
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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The aperture is in consequence rendered somewhat pyriform, the inner curvature being very obtuse, and in some individuals distorted by an angle formed where the fold crosses the border of the lower palpebra.
This fold is lightly stretched over the edges of the eyelids, and forms, as it were, a third palpebra of a crescentic shape.
Sqiiatnae eapitis omnes parvae rctundataej dens molJis e palpebra fuperiore exiens. verfico - lur*