gravel-blind
adjective Etymology: suggested by sand-blind Date: 1596 having very weak vision

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  • gravel-blind — [grav′əlblīnd΄] adj. [intens. synonym for sand blind, partially blind] almost completely blind …   English World dictionary

  • gravel-blind — /grav euhl bluynd /, adj. Literary. more blind or dim sighted than sand blind and less than stone blind. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • gravel-blind — /ˈgrævəl blaɪnd/ (say gravuhl bluynd) adjective more blind or dim sighted than sand blind and less than stone blind …   Australian English dictionary

  • gravel-blind — grav·el blind grav əl .blīnd adj having very weak vision …   Medical dictionary

  • gravel-blind — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : having very weak vision : being almost blind compare sand blind …   Useful english dictionary

  • gravel-blind — grav′el blind adj. sts having dim vision • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

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