What falls into the eye; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) a little piece of wood, or dust, that falls into the eye: (JK:) and what falls into beverage; (Ṣ, Ḳ;) as flies, &c; (TA;) what betakes itself [or is attracted] to the sides of a vessel, and clings thereto: (AḤn, TA:) dust, motes, or particles of rubbish, as of sticks and stalks and straws, or the like, that fall into the eye or into water and beverage: (KL:) any floating particles upon water, &c.: [scum:] dirt that falls into the eye; (Mṣb;) what collects in the inner angle of the eye; (Ḥar, p. 65;) what comes into the eye, such as a bit of straw, &c.: (Id, p. 149:) [properly a coll. gen. n.:] قَذَاةٌ [the n. un.] a thing that falls into the eye and pains it: (Id, p. 259:) a mote.
أَغْضَى على قَذًى: see art. غضو.