blindman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

blind +‎ man

Noun[edit]

blindman (plural blindmen)

  1. (archaic) A man who is blind.
    • 1923, Hervey Allen, The Blindman: A Ballad of Nogent L'Artaud
      There crouched a Blindman by the wall
      A-shivering in a ragged shawl,
      Who gave a hopeless parrot screech
      And felt the wall with halting reach.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Now written as two words, blind man, except in the fixed phrases listed below.

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