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eyewater

[ahy-waw-ter, ahy-wot-er] /ˈaɪˌwɔ tər, ˈaɪˌwɒt ər/
noun, Archaic.
1.
natural tears or a watery discharge from the eye.
2.
a lotion for the eyes.
Origin of eyewater
1580-1590
1580-90; eye + water
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  • I do not recommend its use as eyewater, though an old farmer assures me it has undoubted virtues when thus applied.

    In the Catskills John Burroughs

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