Definition of Eye tooth

1. Noun. One of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars.

Exact synonyms: Canine, Canine Tooth, Cuspid, Dogtooth, Eyetooth
Specialized synonyms: Fang
Generic synonyms: Tooth
Derivative terms: Canine, Cuspidal



Definition of Eye tooth

1. Noun. (context: colloquial anatomy) A canine tooth (only of human teeth). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eye Tooth

eye pattern
eye protective devices
eye reflex
eye rhyme
eye rhymes
eye shadow
eye sight
eye socket
eye sockets
eye speculum
eye splice
eye splices
eye teeth
eye test
eye tests
eye tooth (current term)
eye up
eye witness
eye witnesses
eyeable
eyeball
eyeball-heart reflex
eyeball compression reflex
eyeball to eyeball
eyeballed
eyeballing
eyeballs
eyebar
eyebars
eyebath

Literary usage of Eye tooth

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1. New Wars for Old: Being a Statement of Radical Pacifism in Terms of Force by John Haynes Holmes (1916)
"He was thinking of such a passage as this from Exodus —" If any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, ..."

2. Christian Non-resistance, in All Its Important Bearings, Illustrated and by Adin Ballou (1846)
"Speaking of injury done to a woman in pregnancy:—"And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, ..."

3. The Complete Works of Count Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy (1905)
"He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death, and if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for ..."

4. Works by Leo Tolstoy (1905)
"He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death, and if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for ..."

5. Memoirs, Speeches and Writings of Robert Rantoul, Jr by Robert Rantoul (1854)
"And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life; eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot." So in Exodus xxi. ..."

6. Holm's Race Assimilation; Or, The Fading Leopard's Spots; a Complete by John James Holm (1910)
"The Mosiac principles of punishment—eye for eye, tooth for tooth—has adhered to the practice of courts and juries throughout all the intervening centuries ..."

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