What does the saying a sight for sore eyes mean?

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Happy to see.
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eye
[ahy]
NOUN [PLURAL EYES, (ARCHAIC) EY·EN, EYNE.]
1.
the organ of sight, in vertebrates typically one of a pair of spherical bodies contained in an orbit of the skull and in humans appearing externally as a dense, white, curved membrane, or sclera, surrounding a circular, colored portion, or iris, that is covered by a clear, curved membrane, or cornea, and in the center of which is an opening, or pupil, through which light passes to the retina.
2.
the aggregate of structures situated within or near the orbit that assist, support, or protect the eye.
3.
this organ with respect to the color of the iris: blue eyes.
4.
the region surrounding the eye: a black eye; puffy eyes.
5.
sight; vision: a sharp eye.
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