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.
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.
(Zol.) (a) An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion vitreum) having large and prominent eyes; -- called also
yellow pike, and
wall-eyed perch. (b) A California surf fish (Holconotus argenteus). (c) The alewife; -- called also
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