eyelid

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From Middle English eiȝelid, ehelid, equivalent to eye +‎ lid. Cognate with Dutch ooglid (eyelid), German Augenlid (eyelid).

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eyelid (plural eyelids)

  1. A thin skin membrane that covers and moves over an eye.

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