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1blindfold

verb blind·fold \-ˌfōld\

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

Full Definition of BLINDFOLD

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

2blindfold

noun

: a piece of cloth that covers the eyes

Full Definition of BLINDFOLD

1
:  a bandage for covering the eyes
2
:  something that obscures mental or physical vision

First Known Use of BLINDFOLD

1715

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