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blindfold

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verb blind·fold \-ˌfōld\

Simple Definition of blindfold

  • : to cover the eyes of (a person) with a piece of cloth

Full Definition of blindfold

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cover the eyes of with or as if with a bandage

  3. 2 :  to hinder from seeing; especially :  to keep from comprehension

blindfold adjective

Examples of blindfold

  1. The kidnappers tied him up and blindfolded him.



Origin of blindfold

alteration of Middle English blindfellen, blindfelden to strike blind, blindfold, from blind + fellen to fell


First Known Use: 1533


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blindfold

noun blind·fold

Simple Definition of blindfold

  • : a piece of cloth that covers the eyes

Full Definition of blindfold

  1. 1 :  a bandage for covering the eyes

  2. 2 :  something that obscures mental or physical vision

1715

First Known Use of blindfold

1715


BLINDFOLD Defined for Kids

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blindfold

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verb blind·fold \ˈblīnd-ˌfōld\

Definition of blindfold

blind·fold·edblind·fold·ing

  1. :  to cover the eyes of with a piece of cloth




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blindfold

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noun blind·fold

Definition of blindfold

  1. :  a covering over the eyes




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