To cut one's eyeteeth, to become acute or knowing. [Colloq.]

(Eye"wash) n. See Eyewater.

(Eye"wa`ter) n. (Med.) A wash or lotion for application to the eyes.

(Eye"wink`) n. A wink; a token. Shak.

(Eye"wink`er) n. An eyelash. [A child's word.]

(Eye"wit`ness) n. One who sees a thing done; one who has ocular view of anything.

We . . . were eyewitnesses of his majesty.
2 Pet. i. 16.

(Ey"ghen) n. pl. Eyes. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Eyght) n. An island. See Eyot.

(Eyle) (al) v. t. & i. To ail. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Ey"li*ad) n. See &OEligiliad.

(Eyne or Ey"en) , n. Plural of eye; — now obsolete, or used only in poetry. Shak.

With such a plaintive gaze their eyne
Are fastened upwardly on mine.
Mrs. Browning.

(Ey"ot) n. [Ey (AS. ig or Icel. ey) + F. dim. termination -ot; cf. AS. igeoð. See Island, and cf. Ait.] A little island in a river or lake. See Ait. [Written also ait, ayt, ey, eyet, and eyght.] Blackstone.

(Eyr) n. [See Air.] Air. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(||Ey"ra) n. [Native South American name.] (Zoöl.) A wild cat (Felis eyra) ranging from southern Brazil to Texas. It is reddish yellow and about the size of the domestic cat, but with a more slender body and shorter legs.

(Eyre) n. [OF. erre journey, march, way, fr. L. iter, itineris, a going, way, fr. the root of ire to go. Cf. Errant, Itinerant, Issue.] (O. Eng. Law) A journey in circuit of certain judges called justices in eyre (or in itinere).

They were itinerant judges, who rode the circuit, holding courts in the different counties.

(Eye"stalk`) n. (Zoöl.) One of the movable peduncles which, in the decapod Crustacea, bear the eyes at the tip.

(Eye"stone`) n.

1. A small, lenticular, calcareous body, esp. an operculum of a small marine shell of the family Turbinidæ, used to remove a foreign substance from the eye. It is put into the inner corner of the eye under the lid, and allowed to work its way out at the outer corner, bringing with it the substance.

2. (Min.) Eye agate. See under Eye.

(Eye"string`) n. The tendon by which the eye is moved. Shak.

(Ey"et) n. An island. See Eyot.

(Eye"tooth) n.; pl. Eyeteeth (i"teth`) (Anat.) A canine tooth of the upper jaw. See Teeth.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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