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glasseye


glasseye


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wall-eye  \Wall"-eye`\,  n.  [See  {Wall-eyed}.] 
  1.  An  eye  in  which  the  iris  is  of  a  very  light  gray  or 
  whitish  color;  --  said  usually  of  horses.  --Booth. 
 
  Note:  Jonson  has  defined  wall-eye  to  be  ``a  disease  in  the 
  crystalline  humor  of  the  eye;  glaucoma.''  But  glaucoma 
  is  not  a  disease  of  the  crystalline  humor,  nor  is 
  wall-eye  a  disease  at  all  but  merely  a  natural 
  blemish.  --Tully.  In  the  north  of  England,  as  Brockett 
  states,  persons  are  said  to  be  wall-eyed  when  the  white 
  of  the  eye  is  very  large  and  distorted,  or  on  one  side 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  An  American  fresh-water  food  fish  ({Stizostedion 
  vitreum})  having  large  and  prominent  eyes;  --  called 
  also  {glasseye},  {pike  perch},  {yellow  pike},  and 
  {wall-eyed  perch}. 
  b  A  California  surf  fish  ({Holconotus  argenteus}). 
  c  The  alewife;  --  called  also  {wall-eyed  herring}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glasseye  \Glass"eye`\,  n. 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  fish  of  the  great  lakes;  the  wall-eyed  pike. 
 
  2.  (Far.)  A  species  of  blindness  in  horses  in  which  the  eye 
  is  bright  and  the  pupil  dilated;  a  sort  of  amaurosis. 
  --Youatt.