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Topic: HUMAN

Date: 1800-1900
Origin: wall-eyed 'having an eye with a white spot in the center' (14-20 centuries), from Old Norse vagl-eygr, from vagl 'pole' + eygr 'eyed'

wall-eyed

adjective
     
wall-eyed American English
HBH having one or both eyes that seem to point to the side, rather than straight forwards
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