Think of a pirate, and you probably think of parrots, wooden legs, and big black eye patches. You might assume the eye patch was just part of their "tough guy" look — to cover an eye missing or wounded in battle. But a more likely reason for pirates to wear an eye patch has nothing to do with injury.
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Why Do Pirates Wear Eye Patches?
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Written by Annie Hartman August 2, 2018
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