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Cock your Eye

(To) is to shut one eye and look with the other; to glance at. A “cock-eye” is a squinting eye, and “cock-eyed” is having squinting eyes. In many phrases, cock means to turn. (See above.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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