blindfold

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English blindfellen, to strike blind, from blind (to blind) + fellen (to fell).

Noun[edit]

blindfold (plural blindfolds)

  1. A covering, usually a bandage, for the eyes, blocking light to the eyes.
    I put a blindfold over my boyfriend's eyes and told him I had a surprise for him.
  2. Something that obscures vision (literally or metaphorically).

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Verb[edit]

blindfold (third-person singular simple present blindfolds, present participle blindfolding, simple past and past participle blindfolded)

  1. To cover the eyes, in order to make someone unable to see.
    Children need to be blindfolded before they hit the piñata.
  2. To obscure understanding or comprehension.

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