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
- 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.
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.
- 1880, from blindfold (v.).
(v. t.) To pay for the eyes of, just like a bandage; to hinder from seeing.
- (a.) Getting the eyes covered; blinded; having the mental eye darkened. Ergo: Heedless; reckless; because, blindfold zeal; blindfold fury.
Maybe they blindfold him.