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- v. Present participle of squint.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from squint, v.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or habit of looking asquint; strabismus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having eyes half closed in order to see better
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Margaret, at the flattering address of her ladyship, let fall her eyelids, and timidly lifted them again; and while she endeavoured to express, by her eyes, every thing that was sweet and lovely, she gave them a turn very much like that defect which we call squinting; and smiling, as she was forming a speech to express her gratitude for the honour done her, she shewed the ruins of her mouth, and Lady Isabella with great difficulty suppressed her laughter.
I wonder what the purpose is in squinting really hard when you pray.
I call it "squinting"-you will have your own term.
They studied Bicyclus anynana, known as the squinting bush brown butterfly because of the eye-like patterns on their wings.
Secondly, the screens are small enough to make reading small type on Websites an exercise in squinting.
In fact, if browsing the Internet from a desktop is regarded as a scanning activity, than browsing the Internet through the adaptive lens of a mobile browser might best be described as a squinting activity.
He would stand under that tree stretching, turning, looking, bobbing, "squinting," _thinking_, until he thought his head off, saying all the while --
She should be steady, lively, truthful, and good tempered; and must be free from any natural imperfection, such as squinting, stammering, &c., for a child is such an imitative creature that he is likely to acquire that defect, which in the nurse is natural.
When symptoms such as squinting or blurred vision become evident, patients seek a consultation with their [[optometrist]], who tests for problems and offers a diagnosis and solution.
When symptoms such as squinting or blurred vision become evident, patients seek a consultation with their