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Definition of "eye-shade" [eye-shade]

  • A shade for the eyes. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "eye-shade" in a sentence
  • "Sorry, folks, but budget-balancing is the work of dour, green eye-shade scowlers."
  • "Conservatives like to bask in the warm glow of that optimism, having shed with relief the heavy burden of the green eye-shade."
  • "Sisman quotes a note of his to an admirer: "I ought to sit, night and day, in the Bodleian library or the Public Record Office, 'with learned dust besprent' ... wearing an eye-shade over my nose and munching a periodic dry bun, in order, by my copying of earlier copyists, to earn my place in some future Dunciad.""