sheep's-eye

Sheep\'s-eye

Sheep's"-eye`\, n. A modest, diffident look; a loving glance; -- commonly in the plural.

I saw her just now give him the languishing eye, as they call it; . . . of old called the sheep's-eye. --Wycherley.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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