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cross-eye:

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, inability of the eyes to focus together because of an imbalance in the muscles that control eye movement; also called squint. It is a consequence of weakness or uneven development of one or more of the six small muscles that surround the eye.
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cross-eye

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An Arab diplomat in Dubai divorced his veiled bride after he accused her and her family of not revealing that she had a beard and was cross-eyed, reports Gulf News.
After the ambassador and the woman, who is a physician, signed the marriage contract, the groom was sitting with the bridea he claimed to the Sharia court officials that when he wanted to kiss his wife-to-be, he discovered that she was bearded and cross-eyed as well," claimed the source.
Though her eyes have opened only as tiny slits, zoo keeper Stefanie Krueger said: "It looks like she is a little cross-eyed.
It had been apparent in the week before that he had become cross-eyed and had dilated pupils and was more irritable," said Mr Dixon, pointing out factors which should have alerted them that something was wrong.
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They knew it was cross-eyed from its hoof prints in the dust.
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He is in far better form than Ian Woosnam and Alex Cejka, who are both putting like cross-eyed orang-utans, yet is a massive 9-4 in Coral's three-ball.
With one eye on the federal government s track record and the other on corporate America, an observer could go cross-eyed.
Your sister Julie is a cross-eyed tomboy," Ricky bellowed that morning.
Her interest in dance was sparked when as a child she saw Pavlova, Nijinsky, and, later, Isadora Ducan, "a fat, cross-eyed woman in dull costumes.
As shoppers wander down the cereal aisle, cross-eyed from reading the tiny print, many yearn for a simple answer to a simple question: Which cereal is best?