Eyesome

adjective [ahy-suh m]

Meaning: pleasant to look at (Archaic).

Examples:

I thought not I should meet an eyesome maiden, / But found one there.

Thomas Hardy, “The Seven Times,” Late Lyrics and Earlier, 1922

Origin:

Eyesome entered English in the late 1500s. The suffix –some is used in formation of adjectives and means “tending to; causing.”

Source: dictionary.com

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