Word History


German, from blenden to deceive, literally, to blind, from Old High German blenten; akin to Old English blind

First Known Use

1728, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blende was in 1728

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Cite this Entry

“Blende.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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