having long or narrow, oval-shaped eyes.
A few squares of straw matting make a bath-house, and a big stone jar is the tub of comfort for the almond-eyed campaigner.
The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
There were seven in the party, including a heathen from the flowery kingdom, almond-eyed—Ah Yang.
Fishing With The Fly Charles F. Orvis and Others
Already we have nearly a hundred thousand of these almond-eyed strangers on the Pacific Coast, and the number swells monthly.
Across America James F. Rusling
Then, without warning, an almond-eyed, pigtailed head appeared on the stairs and looked upwards.
A Bid for Fortune Guy Boothby
This energetic wooer, lemon-faced and almond-eyed, imparts to the music a spicy flavor, grotesque and Japanese.
Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
That almond-eyed soldier swept like a grain of chaff before the winnowing-fan of war?
Sylvia & Michael Compton Mackenzie
Down there, where daylight never came, a group of yellow, almond-eyed men were bending over a table playing fan-tan.
Children of the Tenements Jacob A. Riis
Bare-legged, almond-eyed fishermen sat before them, mending their nets.
Walking Shadows Alfred Noyes
having narrow oval eyes
- Almond milk
a creamy mixture of blanched almonds, sugar, and water, blended to a smooth paste and sieved. Contemporary Examples The surprise really came—wrong word, perhaps—with the almond milk. New York’s Naughtiest Show (Maybe Avoid the Front Row) Tim Teeman January 17, 2014 You can choose whatever base you want, but I usually go with two cups […]
- Almond oil
Also called sweet almond oil, expressed almond oil. a colorless to pale yellow fatty oil expressed from the seeds of the sweet almond, used in preparing perfumes and confections. Also called bitter almond oil. a colorless to yellow, poisonous oil obtained by steam distillation from the almond meal of bitter almond seeds: used chiefly in […]
- Almond paste
noun a mixture of sugar, almonds, and egg whites used in pastries as a flavoring Examples The marzipan is made in two steps: first you make almond paste, and then use it to make your marzipan. Word Origin by 1751 Usage Note cooking Contemporary Examples In Sweden, they choose to party with Semla, a sweet […]
having an oval shape usually pointed at one or both ends. Contemporary Examples His almond-shaped eyes would squeeze shut; he shook his head as if to clear his thoughts. Jerry Sandusky Trial, Day Two: Young Accuser Breaks Down Diane Dimond June 11, 2012 Historical Examples Hatchets of the almond-shaped type, like those of the diluvium […]