What does the word eyelid mean?

Usage examples for eyelid

  1. Still no sign from Percy; not so much as the quiver of an eyelid. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  2. The colonel accepted the insult without the quiver of an eyelid. – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  3. But to the modern woman, under the patriarchal ideals, if she shows the modesty that convention requires of her, all that is permitted is the invitation of a lowered eyelid, a look, or perchance a touch, at one time given, at another withheld. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley