"among the sloe-eyed girls of that country."
Mexican actress Delores Del Rio, an example of sloe-eyes
Public DomainMexican actress Delores Del Rio, an example of sloe-eyes - Credit: Library of Congress

Sloe-eyed means having attractive, sometimes slanted, dark almond-shaped eyes.

The expression sloe-eyed for a person with dark eyes comes from the blackthorn or sloe fruit Prunus spinosa, and may have been first used in A. J. Wilson's 1867 novel Vashti.