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Blind
  • (a.) Abortive; failing to produce flowers or fruit; as, blind buds; blind flowers.
  • (a.) Destitute of the sense of seeing, either by natural defect or by deprivation; without sight.
  • (a.) Having no openings for light or passage; as, a blind wall; open only at one end; as, a blind alley; a blind gut.
  • (a.) Having such a state or condition as a thing would have to a person who is blind; not well marked or easily discernible; hidden; unseen; concealed; as, a blind path; a blind ditch.
  • (a.) Involved; intricate; not easily followed or traced.
  • (a.) Not having the faculty of discernment; destitute of intellectual light; unable or unwilling to understand or judge; as, authors are blind to their own defects.
  • (a.) Undiscerning; undiscriminating; inconsiderate.
  • (a.) Unintelligible, or not easily intelligible; as, a blind passage in a book; illegible; as, blind writing.
  • (n.) A blindage. See Blindage.
  • (n.) A halting place.
  • (n.) Alt. of Blinde
  • (n.) Something to hinder sight or keep out light; a screen; a cover; esp. a hinged screen or shutter for a window; a blinder for a horse.
  • (n.) Something to mislead the eye or the understanding, or to conceal some covert deed or design; a subterfuge.
  • (v. t.) To cover with a thin coating of sand and fine gravel; as a road newly paved, in order that the joints between the stones may be filled.
  • (v. t.) To darken; to obscure to the eye or understanding; to conceal; to deceive.
  • (v. t.) To deprive partially of vision; to make vision difficult for and painful to; to dazzle.
  • (v. t.) To make blind; to deprive of sight or discernment.

    OPTED is a public domain English word list dictionary, based on the public domain portion of "The Project Gutenberg Etext of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary" which is in turn based on the 1913 US Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. (See Project Gutenburg.)


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