bisson

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bisen, bisne (blind, purblind), from Old English bisene (blind), probably from bi- (near) + sīen (sight) in the sense of "near-sighted, short-sighted". Compare Dutch bijziende (mole-eyed), German beisichtig (short-sighted). More at by, see.

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Adjective[edit]

bisson (comparative more bisson, superlative most bisson)

  1. (archaic) sandblind, purblind
  2. (archaic) blinding

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