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Spell Check of eyelid

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Definition of eyelid:

  1. One of the two movable folds of skin ( upper and lower eyelids), lined with conjunctiva, continuous with the integument of the face, in front of the eyeball. The free edge of each eyelid is stiffened with a framework of fibrous connective tissue, the tarsus, between which and the conjunctiva are the Meibomian glands. At the free margin of each eyelid is a row of stiff hairs, the cilia or eyelashes. The angle or junction of the eyelids at either side is called the canthus.

Common misspellings for eyelid:

  • eylid (60%)
  • eyelide (40%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

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This graph shows how "eyelid" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for eyelid:

  1. She was maddened that she could not pique him to a more ardent manner, but gave no sign by so much as the quiver of an eyelid. "The Eye of Dread" , Payne Erskine.
  2. " The soul," he says in another of these essays, " is like a sleeper who, under the weight of her dreams, is making immense efforts to move an arm or lift an eyelid." "Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck" , Jethro Bithell.
  3. At last, at last, came a flicker of Dicky's eyelid and a whimper from his mouth. "Ethel Morton at Chautauqua" , Mabell S. C. Smith.

Quotes for eyelid:

  1. Man's great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake, to mask or block a thought, or all thought, when he wants to. - Paul Valery

Idioms for eyelid:

  1. not bat an eyelid
  2. not bat an eye/ eyelash/ eyelid
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