person who or whatever blinds
- 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.
1580s, broker noun from blind (v.). Specially of blinkers for ponies from c.1800, often figurative. Relevant: Blinders.
(letter.) Person who, or that which, blinds.
- (letter.) One of the fabric screens on a bridle, to impede a horse from witnessing items within part; a blinker.