a visor worn on the head or forehead to shield the eyes from overhead light.

1835–45; eye + shade

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eyeshade (ˈaɪˌʃeɪd)
an opaque or tinted translucent visor, worn on the head like a cap to protect the eyes from glare

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Example sentences
If you plan to sleep on the train, bring a blanket and pillow and an eyeshade.
The light did bother him then, and he wore a green eyeshade.
Mar- tin had looked at her from under his green eyeshade, saying nothing.
But the green eyeshade he wears allows him to see opportunity where others do
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