eyeglass


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

eyecup \eye"cup`\, n.
   A small oval porcelain or glass cup, having a rim curved to
   fit the orbit of the eye. it is used in the application of
   liquid remedies to eyes; -- called also eyeglass.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Eyeglass \Eye"glass`\, n.
   1. A lens of glass worn in front of the eye to assist vision;
      -- usually used in the plural, referring to a pair of
      lenses fixed together in a frame, and worn resting on the
      bridge of the nose, to improve the vision. A single
      eyeglass in a frame is called a monocle.
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   2. Eyepiece of a telescope, microscope, etc.
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   3. The retina. [Poetic]
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   4. A glass eyecup. See Eyecup.
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