apple of the eye

Pupil of the eye.

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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 — noun 1. the pupil of the eye. 2. something very precious or dear …   Australian English dictionary

  • apple of the eye — A Hebrew expression used (e.g. Ps. 17:8) for the eyeball, the part to be most carefully guarded …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Apple of the Eye (Lay Me Down) — Infobox Single Name = Apple of the Eye (Lay Me Down) Artist = Something with Numbers from Album = Perfect Distraction Released = September 9, 2006 Recorded = Genre = Punk, Rock, Soul Length = Label = Below Par Producer = Reviews = Last single =… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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