goggle-eye [gäg′əl ī΄]
any of various fishes with large, bulging eyes, as the rock bass

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  • Goggle-eye — Gog gle eye , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) One of two or more species of American fresh water fishes of the family {Centrarchid[ae]}, esp. {Ch[ae]nobryttus antistius}, of Lake Michigan and adjacent waters, and {Ambloplites rupestris}, of the Great Lakes and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goggle-eye — /gog euhl uy /, n., pl. goggle eyes, (esp. collectively) goggle eye. 1. See rock bass. 2. Also called goggle eye scad. See bigeye scad. * * * …   Universalium

  • goggle-eye — Goggler Gog gler, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A carangoid oceanic fish ({Trachurops crumenophthalmus}), having very large and prominent eyes; called also {goggle eye}, {big eyed scad}, and {cicharra}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goggle-eye jack — noun see goggle eye …   Useful english dictionary

  • goggle-eye — n. 1. Rolling eye, staring eye. 2. Strabismus, squinting …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • goggle-eye — noun Date: 1840 1. rock bass 2. warmouth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • goggle eye — n. (Zoology) type of brown spotted fresh water fish found mainly in the upper Mississippi valley and Great Lakes (USA) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goggle-eye — noun of Atlantic coastal waters; commonly used for bait • Syn: ↑bigeye scad, ↑big eyed scad, ↑Selar crumenophthalmus • Hypernyms: ↑scad • Member Holonyms: ↑Selar, ↑genus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goggle — Gog gle, n. [See {Goggle}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. A strained or affected rolling of the eye. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. (a) A kind of spectacles with short, projecting eye tubes, in the front end of which are fixed plain glasses for protecting the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eye protection — is protective clothing for the eyes, which comes in many types depending upon the threat that is to be reduced. *Goggles are forms of protective eyewear that usually enclose or protect the eye area in order to prevent particulates, infectious… …   Wikipedia

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