from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An eye in which the iris is of a very light gray or whitish color; -- said usually of horses.
- n. An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion vitreum) having large and prominent eyes; -- called also glasseye, pike perch, yellow pike, and wall-eyed perch.
- n. A California surf fish (Holconotus argenteus).
- n. The alewife; -- called also wall-eyed herring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An eye in a condition in which it presents little or no color, the iris being light-colored or white, or opacity of the cornea being present; also, this condition itself.
- n. Divergent strabismus, in which the white of the eye is conspicuous.
- n. A large staring eye, as of some fishes.
- n. A wall-eyed fish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. pike-like freshwater perches
- n. strabismus in which one or both eyes are directed outward
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The only good time was naptime and the rough-haired girl with one wall-eye and no other friends but me—
Camp in a quiet aspen grove, at the edge of one of the continent's best wall-eye, pike, and smallmouth fisheries.
Any firm-fleshed, coldwater fish, such as wall-eye and pike, will work well here. —
So I stood up, not knowing what was coming next and surely expecting some pitiful country girl with at least one wall-eye and buck teeth parallel to the ground.
Calliopus even claimed Iddibal had had a wall-eye.
He kicked at Loup's knee, but the deep water impeded him and he almost fell and opened himself to a scything swing of Loup's straight sword, but Sharpe recovered at the last moment and deflected the blow with the hilt of his sword which he rammed forward at Loup's wall-eye.
He had a wall-eye — immobile and paler than the other, almost transparent; it made you feel embarrassed when he looked at you.
Allied to the perches is the pike-perch, of which two species are of some importance to the angler, one the wall-eye of eastern
It wasn't the eye he lost saving Campbell -- it was the old wall-eye he used to use in the days before he was called 'One-eyed Bogan.'
There they were -- two ewe-necked cayuses -- one a pinto with a wall-eye; the other a dun with a black line down the back.