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oeillade

[œ-yad] /œˈyad/
noun, plural oeillades
[œ-yad] /œˈyad/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
an amorous glance; ogle.
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oeillade

/ɜːˈjɑːd; French œjad/
noun
1.
(literary) an amorous or suggestive glance; ogle
Word Origin
C16: from French, from oeil eye, from Latin oculus + -ade as in fusillade
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Word Origin and History for oeillade
n.

"an oogling stare, an amorous gaze," 1590s, from French oeillide (15c.), from oeil "eye" (from Latin oculus, see eye (n.)) + -ade.

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