Pink-eye

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pink-eye a disease in horses in which the eye turns somewhat red
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. pinken, to wink.

Usage

In literature:

Her eyes are shinin' 'n' her cheeks are pink, 'n' she don't look more'n sixteen.
"Blister Jones" by John Taintor Foote
Her eyes lit on the faded pink flowers that still adorned the what-not.
"Red-Robin" by Jane Abbott
The aged pink faded from Mrs. Amherst's face, but her eyes retained their lively glitter.
"The Fruit of the Tree" by Edith Wharton
The pink spots under his eyes spread downwards over his cheeks.
"A Honeymoon in Space" by George Griffith
Look at the tender blue in his eyes, and the delicate pink in his cheeks.
"Frank Merriwell's Chums" by Burt L. Standish
As the girl came toward them it could be seen that her cheeks were very pink and her eyes were flashing general wrath and defiance.
"The Third Violet" by Stephen Crane
Her cheeks were bright pink, and her eyes brilliant.
"The Heather-Moon" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
She had pink cheeks, and blue eyes, and dimples.
"Lill's Travels in Santa Claus Land and other Stories" by Ellis Towne, Sophie May and Ella Farman
His woolly hair was yellow, and the pupils of his eyes were pink.
"Chatterbox, 1905." by Various
He could see only her pink cheeks, strong nose, and dark, smiling eyes.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
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In poetry:

There is a song some one must sing,
In tender tones and low,
With pink lips curled and quivering,
And eyes with dreams aglow.
"Unaware" by Maurice Thompson
Oh! little pink and white god of love,
With your tender smiling mouth,
And eyes as blue as the blue above,
Afar in the sunny south.
"Don Cupid" by Virna Sheard
Then, in my pink pyjamas clad,
I danced before his eyes.
In anger impotent I sought
His car with savage cries.
He pushed me from him with a moan.
"Go 'way!" he said. "You're out of tone."
"Culture and Cops" by C J Dennis
See the damp cheek of pallid Dread,
Quick mantling, mount to furious red,
Or glow with feverish pink:
Or see him shrink, and shivering sigh,
With quiv'ring lip and glassy eye,
And then exhausted sink.
"Madness" by Charlotte Dacre
Then, as I lingered on the gate,
And she came up like coming fate,
I saw my picture in her eyes—­
Clear dancing eyes, more black than sloes,
Cheeks like the mountain pink, that grows
Among white-headed majesties.
"Reflections" by Jean Ingelow
Pocahontas listened, but her lips replied not,
All her heart was mirrored in her dreaming eyes,
As she sat with folded hands beneath the shadow
Of mimosa branches with their pink-hued blossoms
Making fairy canopy above her head.
"Pocahontas - VI The Parting" by Virginia Carter Castleman

In news:

Beauty trends on the spring/summer 2009 runways showcased nude lip shades such as pinks and peaches, while the ever-popular smoky eye maintained its presence with a few minor changes.
A leggy blond in a curve-hugging pink dress stretches out on a leopard-print couch, her eyes shut and her face relaxed — she's oblivious to the very public arena of Tantra (1445 Pennsylvania Ave, Miami Beach, 305-672-4765).
Indeed, the normally reserved 21-year-old actress is in full-on glam mode on the retro '60s cover, complete with smoky eyes, big hair and seductive pink lips.
The robot expressed a few basic emotions through changes in its facial expression — that is, through the positioning of its eyes, lips, eyebrows and pink paper ears.
If you happened to be in Brenham today, you may have come down with a case of Pink Eye.
Burberry Beauty Holiday Collection Eye Palette in Plum Pink.
Eye Palette in Plum Pink.
LAGOS — The cornrow hair traced the scalp above a rainbow of eye shadow and a mouth polished with pink lipstick.
Wearing a pink poodle skirt and black cat-eye sunglasses, Robyn Harrington Schmidt wanted to do two things Thursday: dance and attempt to break a world record.
Peas, pink eyes, unshelled (bushel) $24-$25.
Its specialty sushi rolls come sprinkled or drizzled with toppings that make the meals picture-worthy, and the bright red and pink of the remarkably fresh tuna and salmon are easy on the eyes, too.
With white fur and pink eyes, Peppermint is a new addition in the barn.
Pink "got the party started" at the Billboard Music Awards with rainbow highlights, dramatic green eye shadow, and megalashes.
I had no idea how lucky I was until my three-year-old daughter passed her pink eye onto me.
Sandy and Jeff Condiotty's 1958 kitchen—with its pale pink cabinets, white shag carpet and an oven serving as a storage space—was an eye-sore and a tight squeeze, where holiday meals, for example, meant much table turning and guest squirming.
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