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Wall-eye \Wall"-eye`\, n. [See Wall-eyed.]
1. An eye in which the iris is of a very light gray or
whitish color; -- said usually of horses. --Booth.
Note: Jonson has defined wall-eye to be “a disease in the
crystalline humor of the eye; glaucoma.” But glaucoma
is not a disease of the crystalline humor, nor is
wall-eye a disease at all, but merely a natural
blemish. --Tully. In the north of England, as Brockett
states, persons are said to be wall-eyed when the white
of the eye is very large and distorted, or on one side.
(a) An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion vitreum
) having large and prominent eyes; -- called
also glasseye, pike perch, yellow pike, and
(b) A California surf fish (Holconotus argenteus).
(c) The alewife; -- called also wall-eyed herring.