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Webster 1913 Edition


Eyelid

Eyeˊlid′

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Noun.
(Anat.)
The cover of the eye; that portion of movable skin with which an animal covers or uncovers the eyeball at pleasure.

Webster 1828 Edition


Eyelid

EY'ELID

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Noun.
The cover of the eye; that portion of movable skin with which an animal covers the eyeball, or uncovers it, at pleasure.

Definition 2022


eyelid

eyelid

English

Noun

eyelid (plural eyelids)

  1. A thin skin membrane that covers and moves over an eye.

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