Poreblind
Poreblind Pore"blind`, a. [Probably influenced by pore, v. See {Purblind}.] Nearsighted; shortsighted; purblind. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • Purblind — Pur blind , a. [For pure blind, i. e., wholly blind. See {Pure}, and cf. {Poreblind}.] 1. Wholly blind. Purblind Argus, all eyes and no sight. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Nearsighted, or dim sighted; seeing obscurely; as, a purblind eye; a purblind… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Purblindly — Purblind Pur blind , a. [For pure blind, i. e., wholly blind. See {Pure}, and cf. {Poreblind}.] 1. Wholly blind. Purblind Argus, all eyes and no sight. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Nearsighted, or dim sighted; seeing obscurely; as, a purblind eye; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Purblindness — Purblind Pur blind , a. [For pure blind, i. e., wholly blind. See {Pure}, and cf. {Poreblind}.] 1. Wholly blind. Purblind Argus, all eyes and no sight. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Nearsighted, or dim sighted; seeing obscurely; as, a purblind eye; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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