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All my eye and Betty Martin nonsense; said in a letter of 1781 to be ‘a sea phrase’, although the identity of Betty Martin is unexplained.

eye-catcher in 18th-century landscape...

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eye

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 1537 words.

the evil eye: see evil.

an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth used to refer

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Eye

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 85 words.

The Eye is a common symbol for the Great Goddess in Egyptian mythology. The Eye of the high god is

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eye

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

(in molecular biology) a region of DNA undergoing replication, in which the separated strands give the appearance of an eye.

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eye

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All my eye and Betty Martin nonsense; said in a letter of 1781 to be ‘a sea phrase’, although the identity of Betty Martin is unexplained.

eye-catcher in 18th-century landscape...

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eye

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

n. the organ of sight: a three-layered roughly spherical structure specialized for receiving and responding to light. The outer fibrous coat consists of the sclera and the...

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Eye

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 30 words.

‘(place at) the island, or well-watered land, or dry ground in marsh’, OE ēg: Eye Herefs. Eia c.1175

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eye

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 65 words.

The eye is found in the Bible in both literal and metaphorical senses (Job 21: 20; Ecclus. [= Sir

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eye

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 65 words.

The eye is found in the Bible in both literal and metaphorical senses (Job 21: 20; Ecclus. [=

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eye

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 21 words.

(in molecular biology) a region of DNA undergoing replication, in which the separated strands give the appearance of an eye.

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eye

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 118 words.

noun (of a sheepdog) the ability to control sheep with a fixed stare (see also strong-eyed). •

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