meaning of blindfold

blindfold meaning in General Dictionary

a flexible item placed within the eyes to prevent seeing frequently a strip of cloth covered across the head to be able to cover the eyes

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  • getting the eyes covered blinded obtaining the mental attention darkened ergo Heedless careless as blindfold zeal blindfold fury
  • To cover the eyes of much like a bandage to hinder from witnessing
  • putting on a blindfold
  • a cloth always cover the eyes
  • cover the eyes of (some one) to prevent him from seeing
  • To cover the eyes of, much like a bandage; to impede from witnessing.
  • Having the eyes covered; blinded; obtaining the emotional eye darkened. Ergo: Heedless; reckless; because, blindfold zeal; blindfold fury.

blindfold meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1520s, alteration, by similarity to fold, of blindfelled (early 14c.), past participle of blindfellan "blindfold, protect the eyes (with a bandage, etc.)," also "to hit blind" (c.1200), from Old English (ge)blindfellian "to strike blind," from blind (adj.) + Anglian gefeollan "to hit down," like in to fell a tree (see fell (v.)). Relevant: Blindfolded; blindfolding.

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  • 1880, from blindfold (v.).

blindfold meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To pay for the eyes of, just like a bandage; to hinder from seeing.

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  • (a.) Getting the eyes covered; blinded; having the mental eye darkened. Ergo: Heedless; reckless; because, blindfold zeal; blindfold fury.

Sentence Examples with the word blindfold

Maybe they blindfold him.

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