eyehole

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n eyehole a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar
    • n eyehole a hole (in a door or an oven etc) through which you can peep
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Eyehole A circular opening to recive a hook, cord, ring, or rope; an eyelet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n eyehole A hole or an opening, as in a mask, or in a curtain or door, through which one may look; a peep-hole.
    • n eyehole A circular opening, as in a bar, to receive a pin, hook, rope, or ring; an eye.
    • n eyehole One of the three orifices of a cocoanut. Also eye-spot.
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Usage

In literature:

In the eyeholes of the skull two opals flamed with an evil levin.
"The Cruise of the Jasper B." by Don Marquis
He gazed through the eyeholes, which were rather too far apart, in rapt admiration.
"Long Live the King" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
He beheld her a skull with a lamp behind the eyeholes.
"The Amazing Marriage, Complete" by George Meredith
Next he cut eyeholes in it and fastened to it a loop made of a short strip of buckskin.
"The Border Legion" by Zane Grey
It seemed solid, without even an eyehole in it.
"Rung Ho!" by Talbot Mundy
He could not see very well, because of a silk mask tied upon his face, and the eyeholes of which were badly cut.
"Tales of Chinatown" by Sax Rohmer
She seemed to grow taller, while a repelling light flashed from the eyeholes of the grey mask.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
The Count of Perche was slain by a sword-thrust through the eyehole of his helmet.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
A handkerchief cut with eyeholes concealed his face.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
Then he sat down beside her, and through the eyeholes of his mask, he looked straight into her eyes.
"Patty's Social Season" by Carolyn Wells
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In news:

Cut out eyeholes somewhere unobtrusive.
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