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spectacled

[spek-tuh-kuh ld] /ˈspɛk tə kəld/
adjective
1.
wearing spectacles.
2.
(of an animal) having a marking resembling a pair of spectacles.
Origin of spectacled
1600-1610
1600-10; spectacle + -ed3
Related forms
unspectacled, adjective
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  • A step sounded in the hall, a knock, and the well-known gaunt form and spectacled face of McCrae appeared in the doorway.

  • He was the elderly, spectacled gentleman in the section behind her.

    Mary Ware's Promised Land Annie Fellows Johnston
  • His head-dress was removed, disclosing the features of a pale, insignificant, and spectacled German.

    A Lively Bit of the Front Percy F. Westerman
  • Germany, a smoking nation, is at the same time, a spectacled nation.

    The Young Man's Guide William A. Alcott
  • But Earle, following the spectacled man out of the room, stopped in the doorway.

    Frank of Freedom Hill Samuel A. Derieux
  • "We love her too much," said the spectacled sister with dignity.

  • Dr. Chuka, huge and black and spectacled, rocked back and forth in his seat, suppressing laughter.

    Sand Doom William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • The spectacled girl in green was, as usual, first with the news.

  • She liked the boy Arthur, and the spectacled people seemed harmless.

    The Half-Hearted John Buchan
  • The spectacled girl at the end of the row grew pink and stared at her hands.

    Regiment of Women Clemence Dane
British Dictionary definitions for spectacled

spectacled

/ˈspɛktəkəld/
adjective
1.
wearing glasses
2.
(of an animal) having markings around the eyes resembling a pair of glasses
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