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blindfold


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
  seeing. 
 
  And  when  they  had  blindfolded  him  they  struck  him  on 
  the  face.  --Luke  xxii. 
  64. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blindfold  \Blind"fold`\,  a. 
  Having  the  eyes  covered;  blinded;  having  the  mental  eye 
  darkened.  Hence:  Heedless;  reckless;  as  blindfold  zeal; 
  blindfold  fury. 
 
  Fate's  blindfold  reign  the  atheist  loudly  owns. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blindfold 
  adj  :  wearing  a  blindfold  [syn:  {blindfolded}] 
  n  :  a  cloth  used  to  cover  the  eyes 
  v  :  cover  the  eyes  of  someone  to  prevent  him  from  seeing 




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