Last modified on 13 January 2014, at 01:45


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  1. (dialectal or obsolete) plural form of eye
    • So mote I brouke wel myne eyen tweye, Saue ye I herde neuere man so synge. — Chaucer, 1390
    • While flashing beams do daze his feeble eyen. — Spenser, The Fairie Queen
    • 1897, William Morris, “Chapter VII. Birdalone Hath an Adventure in the Wood”, in The Water of the Wondrous Isles, Fantasy, Project Gutenberg, published 2005:
      But well are thine eyen set in thy head, wide apart, well opened, ...