from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An eye that squints.

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  • noun a person with strabismus


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  • "Bound to cure hay fever, warts, squint-eye and lots of things."

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  • '' She gives that squint-eye 'You're going, right?'

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