Definition of Eyeshine

1. Noun. A visible effect of the tapetum lucidum, causing the pupil to appear to glow when a light is shone into the eye. ¹



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Definition of Eyeshine

1. a reflection from the eyes of some animals [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eyeshine

eyes
eyes-only
eyesalve
eyesalves
eyeservant
eyeservants
eyeservice
eyeservices
eyesful
eyeshade
eyeshades
eyeshadow
eyeshadows
eyeshield
eyeshields
eyeshine (current term)
eyeshines
eyeshot
eyeshots
eyesight
eyesights
eyeslit
eyeslits
eyesocket
eyesockets
eyesome
eyesore
eyesores
eyesplice
eyesplices

Literary usage of Eyeshine

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1. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great: Called by Thomas Carlyle (1873)
"King soon to follow, as is thought,—' who himself sometimes deigns to take the Regiments into highest own eyeshine, hochst-eigenen ..."

2. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"King soon to follow, as is thought,—' who himself sometimes deigns to take the Regiments into highest own eyeshine hochst-eigenen ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"... as is thought,—' who himself sometimes deigns to take the Regiments into highest own eyeshine hochst-eigenen ..."

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