It's Wednesday again, which means another installment of Shakespearean Imagination!
Today’s word is:
- The round part of the eye of a vertebrate, within the eyelids and socket.
- Look or stare at closely.
Synonyms as a noun: orb – oculus – optic
Synonyms as a verb: stare – study – scrutinize – observe – monitor – consider – survey
First seen as a noun in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream (written 1595 - 1596). The full text of the play may be found here.