Eyewink

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Eyewink A wink; a token.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n eyewink A wink or motion of the eyelid; a hint or token.
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Usage

In literature:

If you can sing and play both, Hen'll set and listen till plumb daylight and never move an eyewinker.
"Cow-Country" by B. M. Bower
They've got you between them, an' if you bat an eyewinker they'll down you.
"The Trail Horde" by Charles Alden Seltzer
An "eyewinker" placed in the palm of the hand will cause the ferule to break when the teacher strikes the palm with it.
"Current Superstitions" by Various
Big and black and soft and eyewinkers long as a pony's.
"The Rider of Golden Bar" by William Patterson White
To me to grasp many things with few words and few eyewinks.
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis
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