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[wuhn-ahyd] /ˈwʌnˌaɪd/
having but one eye.
Cards. being, of, pertaining to, or using a face card or cards on which the figure is shown in profile, such cards being the jack of spades, the jack of hearts, and the king of diamonds in standard packs of cards:
One-eyed jacks are wild.
Origin of one-eyed
before 1000; Middle English, Old English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "So you're here again," muttered the one-eyed grisette, in her deep voice.

    Mlle. Fouchette Charles Theodore Murray
  • Nevertheless, he ran with his head even with the shoulder of his one-eyed elder.

    White Fang Jack London
  • Food, it seemed, was what could rouse the one-eyed man to continued speech.

    The Rich Little Poor Boy Eleanor Gates
  • But the interview with his one-eyed compadre had shocked him most.

    Captain Brand of the "Centipede" H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
  • Still it was but a pale-faced, quiet Bessie who went to and fro about the place after the visit of the one-eyed Kafir.

    Jess H. Rider Haggard
  • The one-eyed cuirassier said judicially, "That cannot be refused."

    A Set of Six Joseph Conrad
  • And the Englishman promptly dreamed that a one-eyed tiger came into his tent without a purwana.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling

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