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Difference between Black eye and Blackeye

black eye

1. a darkening of the skin about the eye resulting from a bruise:

  • I thought they’d have a row. Hadn’t Michael a black eye?

2. a severe blow or rebuff:

  • I hope the Pension Committee will give a black eye to every bill of that kind.

blackeyea sprawling herb (Vigua sinensis) cultivated for forage and green manure:

  • Blackeye crop is allowed to fully mature, then they are cut and dried to be packaged.