blin·​ter | \ ˈblintə(r) \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of blinter

1 Scottish : flicker, glimmer the firelight blintered on her face
2 Scottish : blink

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History and Etymology for blinter

probably frequentative of obsolete Scots blent to gleam, glance, from Middle English (northern dialect) blenten, from blent, blenked past participle of blenken to deceive, swerve, gleam, glance, from Old English blencan to deceive

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“Blinter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blinter. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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