apple of the eye
- A Hebrew expression used (e.g. Ps. 17:8) for the eyeball, the part to be most carefully guarded.
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Apple of the eye — Apple Ap ple ([a^]p p l), n. [OE. appel, eppel, AS. [ae]ppel, [ae]pl; akin to Fries. & D. appel, OHG, aphul, aphol, G. apfel, Icel. epli, Sw. [ a]ple, Dan. [ae]ble, Gael. ubhall, W. afal, Arm. aval, Lith. ob[*u]lys, Russ. iabloko; of unknown… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
apple of the eye — noun 1. The pupil of the eye 2. Something or someone especially dear • • • Main Entry: ↑apple * * * apple of the eye, 1. a person or thing that is valued or cherished. 2. the pupil of the eye … Useful english dictionary
apple of the eye — Pupil of the eye … New dictionary of synonyms
apple of the eye — noun 1. the pupil of the eye. 2. something very precious or dear … Australian English dictionary
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Apple of my eye — The apple of my eye is a phrase commonly used in English. Meaning The saying originally meant the central aperture of the eye, presumably because apples were the most common sphere shaped object around. The apple and apple tree were also a sacred … Wikipedia
apple of your eye — Something or, more often, someone that is very special to you is the apple of your eye … The small dictionary of idiomes
apple of your eye — Something or, more often, someone that is very special to you is the apple of your eye. (Dorking School Dictionary) *** A person, usually a child, who is the apple of your eye is one for whom you have great affection. My grandson… … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
apple of his eye — See the apple of his eye … English idioms
Apple of your eye — Something or,more often, someone that is very special to you is the apple of your eye … Dictionary of English idioms