Definition of eyelash in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪlaʃ/


Each of the short curved hairs growing on the edges of the eyelids, serving to protect the eyes from dust.
Example sentences
  • In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
  • Her eyelashes gracefully curved over her eyes and they were even longer than his.
  • Slowly she raised a thin hand to her face and swiped at the rain that clung to her hair and eyelashes.
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