What does blinder mean?

blinder meaning in General Dictionary

person who or whatever blinds

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  • blind comprising a leather eyepatch sewn aside for the halter that prevents a horse from seeing some thing on either side
  • a person who, or that which, blinds.
  • among the leather displays on a bridle, to hinder a horse from witnessing things at the side; a blinker.

blinder meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1580s, broker noun from blind (v.). Specially of blinkers for ponies from c.1800, often figurative. Relevant: Blinders.


blinder - German to English

blind man


blinder meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Person who, or that which, blinds.

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  • (letter.) One of the fabric screens on a bridle, to impede a horse from witnessing items within part; a blinker.