One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Beautiful eyes.‘people will flock around you for the sake of your beaux yeux’
- ‘I might add that she had darkened her own beaux yeux until she looked as if she had been in a street brawl.’
- 1.1 Favourable regard.‘she'd give up an evening for the pleasure of obliging Canon Wheeler for his beaux yeux’
- ‘It was not so much that he minded parting with money as that the request was a blow to the cherished illusion that everything was done out of pure admiration for his personality, just for his beaux yeux.’
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