Definition of Eyewashes

1. Noun. (plural of eyewash) ¹



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Definition of Eyewashes

1. eyewash [n] - See also: eyewash

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eyewashes

eyestrain
eyestrains
eyestring
eyestrings
eyestripe
eyestripes
eyet
eyeteeth
eyetooth
eyets
eyewall
eyewall mesovortex
eyewall mesovortices
eyewalls
eyewash
eyewashes (current term)
eyewater
eyewatering
eyewaters
eyewear
eyewink
eyewinker
eyewinkers
eyewinks
eyewitness
eyewitnessed
eyewitnesses
eyghen
eygre
eygres

Literary usage of Eyewashes

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1889)
"... gargles, and eyewashes ; formulae for suppositories ; use of the thermometer in disease, poisons, antidotes and treatment ; directions for post-mortem ..."

2. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe (1905)
"... which were recognized by one of the laborers as a seed used by the present California Indians and natives in making demulcent drinks and eyewashes. ..."

3. Special Report on Diseases of the Horse by United States Bureau of Animal Industry, Leonard Pearson (1916)
"... cloths over the face, and even by the use of astringent eyewashes and the injection of similar liquids into the lacrimal canal from its nasal opening. ..."

4. A Treatise on Pharmacy by Edward Parrish (1884)
"Sassafras medulla, the pith of sassafras officinale. Forms with water a rich mucilage ; used in eyewashes and in Jackson's ..."

5. A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene: For Educational Institutions and by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison (1904)
"eyewashes, too, are made from solutions of lead, and many an eye has been ruined by their use. They deposit a white metallic scale on the surface of the eye ..."

6. A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in which the ...by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1821)
"Acetate and subacetate of lead in solution, have been used as external applications to inflamed surfaces, and scrofulous sores, and as eyewashes. ..."

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