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Meaning of EYEGLASS

Pronunciation:  'I`glas

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  lens for correcting defective vision in one eye; held in place by facial muscles

EYEGLASS is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: monocle
 See Also: lens, lens system



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Eye"glass`\, n.
1. A lens of glass to assist the sight. Eyeglasses are used
   singly or in pairs.

2. Eyepiece of a telescope, microscope, etc.

3. The retina. [Poetic]

4. A glass eyecup. See {Eyecup}.

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