1300-50;Middle Englishwawileghed, waugle eghed < Old Norsevagleygr, equivalent to vagl- (meaning uncertain; compare Icelandicvagl film over the eye) + -eygr -eyed; see eye; compare Old Englishwaldenīge
Other common names for walleye are jack salmon and walleyed pike.
The stream was noted over the years for walleyed pike.
They will take to the water in boats to spear the fat walleyed pike that come to spawn each spring in the cold shallows.
He was describing the development of the visual system, highlighting experiments done on walleyed and cross-eyed kittens.
Word Origin and History for walleyed
c.1300, "having very light-colored eyes," also "having parti-colored eyes," wawil-eghed, from O.N. vagl-eygr "having speckled eyes," from vagl "speck in the eye." Meaning "having one or both eyes turned out" (and thus showing much white) is first recorded 1588.