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.

before 1000; Middle English, Old English Unabridged
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having or showing only one eye; "one-eyed Jacks are wild"; "the three one-eyed Cyclopes of Greek myth" 
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Example sentences
The result was a one-eyed view that could not serve any purpose.
The one-eyed one pokes his nose in the door hopefully.
When you come across a one-eyed, six-armed robot, you'll be asked to solve a
  few math puzzles to continue.
Each has a handsome body, and their one-eyed glances are enough to make you
  forget where you thought you were going.
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