seen from above, as by a bird
in flight; panoramic: a bird's-eye view of the city.
omitting many details; hasty; superficial; general: a bird's-eye view of ancient history.
having spots or markings resembling birds'
: bird's-eye tweed.
noun, plural bird's-eyes.
any of various plants having small, round, bright-colored flowers, as a primrose, Primula farinosa, or a speedwell, Veronica chamaedrys.
5. Textiles. a.
a woven, allover pattern on fabrics, characterized chiefly by small diamond shapes
resembling the eye
of a bird
a fabric having this pattern, especially a cotton used for diapers or a linen used for toweling.