Pope's-eye

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Pope's-eye the gland surrounded with fat in the middle of the thigh of an ox or a sheep
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. pápa—L. papa, a father.

Usage

In literature:

Immediately on entering Pierre had felt that the Pope's sparkling eyes, those two black diamonds, were fixed upon him.
"Rome From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
Immediately on entering Pierre had felt that the Pope's sparkling eyes, those two black diamonds, were fixed upon him.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
The Pope in his Conclave had about the same influence in Charles's fate as the Pope's eye in a leg of mutton.
"Coleridge's Literary Remains, Volume 4." by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
He has a keen eye for the absurdity of Pope's maxim that administration is all in all; nothing can ever make the forms of government immaterial.
"Political Thought in England from Locke to Bentham" by Harold J. Laski
Mr. Pope's experienced eye was quick to divine the cause.
"American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 4, April, 1889" by Various
The Pope sent his Noble Guard to the next day's hearing of the trial, and when the Count de Raymond came back his eyes were red and swollen.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
Mr. Pope turned on him impatiently; but the Doctor's eyes, like the simpleton's in Scripture, were fixed on the ends of the earth.
"Major Vigoureux" by A. T. Quiller-Couch
Simon saw that the pope's wrinkled face was a deep pink, and his eyes glittered.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Pope's eye, its meaning, 152.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
He bared his eyes into Pope's own.
"Whispering Wires" by Henry Leverage
Charles having recovered his superiority, the affrighted pope opened his eyes to the justice of Catherine's cause.
"History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume V" by J. H. Merle d'Aubign
The light was again in the Pope's eye.
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis
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In news:

Pope's butler faces trial, and eyes turn to Vatican judicial system .
47.Upon death, Pope 's face frozen in sickening smile, eyes wide open and teeth exposed, like a baboon.
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