Blue-eye

Definitions

  • I Wooed the Blue-Eyed Maid
    I Wooed the Blue-Eyed Maid
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Blue-eye (Zoöl) The blue-cheeked honeysucker of Australia.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Whooping cranes are born with blue eyes that change to bright gold by the time they six months old
    • Blue-eye a beautiful little bird in New South Wales, one or the honey-eaters
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Quotations

  • Letty Cottin Pogrebin
    Letty Cottin Pogrebin
    “Lifestyles and sex roles are passed from parents to children as inexorably as blue eyes or small feet.”
  • Cher
    Cher
    “I'm insecure about everything, because... I'm never going to look in the mirror and see this blond, blue-eyed girl. That is my idea of what I'd like to look like.”
  • Spanish Proverb
    Spanish Proverb
    “Blue eyes say, Love me or I die; black eyes say, Love me or I kill thee.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar%20Wilde
    “I never saw a man who looked with such a wistful eye upon that little tent of blue which prisoners call the sky.”

Idioms

Blue-eyed boy - Someone's blue-eyed boy is their favourite person.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. blew—O. Fr. bleu, of Teut. origin; as also Scand. blá, which gave M. E. bla, blo, and modern blae.

Usage

In literature:

The light blue eyes stared coolly ahead.
"The Lady of the Basement Flat" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
And sometimes I took its head between my two hands, turned its face to mine, and stared into its large blue eyes.
"The Return Of The Soul" by Robert S. Hichens
There was that strong-hearted kindly humanity always shining in his deep-set, blue eyes.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
She drew herself up, and her blue eyes darkened as she faced him.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
And the boy had not been in the house five minutes before Ross and Elinor both had read his story in his blue eyes.
"The Heart of Arethusa" by Francis Barton Fox
Blue Bonnet opened her Latin, but the words danced before her eyes.
"Blue Bonnet in Boston" by Caroline E. Jacobs
O my own, my beautiful, my blue-eyed!
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
A little later Myra Karr stood looking down at her with a curious expression in her wide blue eyes.
"The Torch Bearer" by I. T. Thurston
Tuck was a plump, middle-aged man, bald headed and clean shaven, with mild blue eyes.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Her blue eyes met his look timidly.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
Then, as Charlotte watched, the Pretty Lady with the Blue Eyes came along the footpath.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
I turned to meet L'Olonnois, my blue-eyed pirate.
"The Lady and the Pirate" by Emerson Hough
For all the boy's giddy jollity, his blue eyes had a kind of stricken look when they rested on her face.
"Two on the Trail" by Hulbert Footner
His wide, blue eyes had somehow got a different look.
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
In the room sat a four-year-old child with blond hair and marvellous blue eyes.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Her large blue eyes spoke of many mysteries and were fringed by golden lashes.
"Daisy Ashford: Her Book" by Daisy Ashford
Mollie wrinkled her pretty forehead, and a puzzled expression crept into her blue eyes.
"The Automobile Girls in the Berkshires" by Laura Dent Crane
He had a wide brow, clear, blue eyes and an eager, sensitive, clean-shaven mouth and chin.
"The Branding Iron" by Katharine Newlin Burt
Several had striking blond hair and blue eyes.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
She studied his face, trying to guess what thoughts were passing behind his somber blue eyes.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
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In poetry:

Ah! you with the blue eyes
And golden-brown hair,
Come closer and closer
And truly declare:—
"The Waterfall" by Henry Kendall
And it nuzzled its mother,
Its head to her knee,
And blue were its eyes
Like the pools of the sea!
"Asses" by Padraic Colum
Clear eyes that love’s self finds most like
A swordblade’s blue,
A swordblade’s ever keen to strike,
Adieu.
"Adieux à Marie Stuart" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
A blue-eyed phantom far before
Is laughing, leaping toward the sun:
Like lead I chase it evermore,
I pant and run.
"Fata Morgana" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Eyes more blue than e'er the sky was;
Lalage's was subtler stuff;
Still, you used to think that I was
Fair enough.
"Renunciation" by Dorothy Parker
Moaningly his white lips tremble,
But no voice replies --
Starlight in the blue waves frozen,
Seem his closing eyes.
"The Deserted Fylgia" by Alice Cary

In news:

Morrison is 5'8, 140 pounds with blue eyes and blonde hair.
Ol' blue eyes is laid-back .
Will Martin looks like a healthy 3-year-old, but his bright blue eyes and cheeky smile mask a deadly disease that's powering down his body one cell at a time.
To watch this short movie properly, you'll need a pair of old-style novelty spectacles with red-green or red-blue lenses, making sure the red goes over the left eye.
Weighs about 30 pounds and is a blue merle with brown eyes.
She has a beautiful face with one blue and one brown eye.
He has fair complexion, is caucasian and has blond hair and blue eyes.
Matt Schneider tossed a no-hitter to lead the Bemidji Blue Ox to an 18-0 home victory Sunday over Red Eye.
More pixels are dedicated to green than to red and blue, because the human eye is more sensitive to that color.
I open my eyes to find the most beautiful set of blue eyes staring back at me.
Love, autism and blue eyes like an ocean.
The ocean Stares right past us as though No one here was worth drowning, and the eye, true Blue all summer, of the sky.
Dark brown, bright blue eyes, very cute, clean, healthy and very friendly.
In a bouncy blue dress, red leather headband, cat-eye glasses and diamond starburst earrings, Emily Ellyn might seem at first glance to be just another local hipster.
She's a blue-eyed blonde with great.
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In science:

The intracavity field is drawn (dashed blue line) as a guide to the eye.
Mirror-mediated cooling: a paradigm for particle cooling via the retarded dipole force
His descendants will also all have blue eyes, and descendants of other individuals will carry brown eyes, until one of them gets a new mutation, giving him say green eyes, which he will in turn transmit to his children, and so on and so forth.
Recent progress in coalescent theory
Black solid lines and red dashed lines are results obtained by the annealed approximation (8), and blue dots are results of the replica-symmetric cavity method (dotted lines just for guiding the eye).
Ground-state configuration space heterogeneity of random finite-connectivity spin glasses and random constraint satisfaction problems
The blue lines serve as a guide to the eye, emphasizing the linear behavior of the correlation length in this plot.
Coherent feedback from dissipation: the lasing mode volume of random lasers
The blue lines are a guide to the eye helping to compare periodicities.
Dynamic nuclear polarization using a single pair of electrons
One of the authors has blue eyes in all scopes, but may go by different names, nicknames, in different scopes.
The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management
For example, the description of a person might include weight in kilograms, with a value such as ., and color of eyes whose value is one of `brown', `blue', etc. C. (Quinlan,  ) is one such system that learns decision-tree classi(cid:12)ers.
Improved Use of Continuous Attributes in C4.5
The left part shows the two HiRes monocular spectra in red and black. In addition the Fly’s Eye stereo spectrum is shown in blue and the HiRes/MIA spectrum is green. The right part shows the two HiRes monocular spectra in red and black, plus the original AGASA spectrum in blue and the 2005 Auger spectrum in magenta.
Highest Energy Cosmic Rays and results from the HiRes Experiment
In figures the “external edges” which can make up such cycles will be colored in blue (to aid the eye only - there is no mathematical difference between these edges and other edges in the graph).
A simple encoding of a quantum circuit amplitude as a matrix permanent
The blue dotted line represents a guide to the eye for the numerical data points.
Persistent Current States in Bilayer Graphene
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