blindfold
blindfold lind"fold`, n. a flexible object placed over the eyes to prevent seeing; usually a strip of cloth wrapped around the head so as to cover the eyes. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
, , , (by a bandage over the eyes) / (by a bandage over the eyes), / , , , ,


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  • Blindfold — Blind fold , a. Having the eyes covered; blinded; having the mental eye darkened. Hence: Heedless; reckless; as, blindfold zeal; blindfold fury. [1913 Webster] Fate s blindfold reign the atheist loudly owns. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blindfold — ► NOUN ▪ a piece of cloth tied around the head to cover someone s eyes. ► VERB ▪ deprive of sight with a blindfold. ► ADVERB ▪ with a blindfold covering the eyes. ORIGIN from obsolete blindfell «strike blind, blindfold», from Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • Blindfold — Blind fold , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blindfolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blindfolding}.] [OE. blindfolden, blindfelden, blindfellen; AS. blind blind + prob. fellan, fyllan, to fell, strike down.] To cover the eyes of, as with a bandage; to hinder from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blindfold — index hoodwink Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • blindfold — [blīnd′fōld΄] vt. [altered (infl. by FOLD1) < ME blindfeld, struck blind, pp. of blindfellen < OE (ge)blindfellian: see BLIND + FELL2] 1. to cover the eyes of with a cloth or bandage 2. to hinder the sight or understanding of n …   English World dictionary

  • blindfold — I UK [ˈblaɪn(d)ˌfəʊld] / US [ˈblaɪndˌfoʊld] noun [countable] Word forms blindfold : singular blindfold plural blindfolds something that is tied over someone s eyes so that they cannot see II = blindfolded blindfold UK [ˈblaɪn(d)ˌfəʊld] / US… …   English dictionary

  • blindfold — [[t]bla͟ɪndfoʊld[/t]] blindfolds, blindfolding, blindfolded 1) N COUNT A blindfold is a strip of cloth that is tied over someone s eyes so that they cannot see. 2) VERB If you blindfold someone, you tie a blindfold over their eyes. [V n] His… …   English dictionary

  • Blindfold — A blindfold (from Middle English blindfellen ) is a garment, usually of cloth, tied to one s head to cover the eyes to disable the wearer s sight. It can be worn when the eyes are in a closed state and thus prevents the wearer from opening them.… …   Wikipedia

  • Blindfold — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Blindfold est le titre original du film Les Yeux bandés, sorti en 1965 ; Blindfold est un roman de Kevin J. Anderson, sorti en 1995 ; Blindfold… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • blindfold — {{11}}blindfold (n.) 1880, from BLINDFOLD (Cf. blindfold) (v.). {{12}}blindfold (v.) 1520s, alteration, by similarity to fold, of blindfelled (early 14c.), pp. of blindfellan blindfold, cover the eyes (with a bandage, etc.), also to strike blind… …   Etymology dictionary

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