Definition of eye-bite in English:

eye-bite

verb

Irish English
rare
  • with object To bewitch with the eye; especially to bring a malign influence to bear upon (a person) by means of one's gaze, to place the ‘evil eye’ upon.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Reginald Scot (d. 1599), writer on witchcraft. From eye + bite.

Pronunciation

eye-bite

/ˈʌɪbʌɪt/