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eyes left

noun, Military
1.
(at ceremonies) the command to turn the head and eyes to the left in salute.
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  • He has his eyes left to him, and his ears, and his intellect.

    The Eustace Diamonds Anthony Trollope
  • Her eyes left the wallet and examined Malone from head to foot.

    Out Like a Light Gordon Randall Garrett
  • His eyes left my face and darted up to the door of the ship which was no longer a black oval.

    Do Unto Others Mark Clifton
  • Mr. McClosky's eyes left the valise, and followed him curiously.

  • This time it was much nearer, and for a moment Howland's eyes left the Frenchman's terrified face as he turned his head to listen.

    The Danger Trail James Oliver Curwood
  • Her eyes left the mountains and swept across the nearer hills.

  • The vacancy that greeted his eyes left him absolutely incredulous, then beside himself with rage.

    The Eternal Boy Owen Johnson
  • His eyes left Sheila and traveled apprehensively to the children.

    Leerie Ruth Sawyer
  • As Conniston came into the room every pair of eyes left the cook to examine him swiftly, frankly.

    Under Handicap Jackson Gregory
British Dictionary definitions for eyes left

eyes left

interjection
1.
(military) a command to troops to look left, esp as a salute when marching
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