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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLINDFOLD

When we halt for our noon camp, miss, I will have to blindfold you, and bind your hands.

And the young lady knowing the path, so that she'd be walking it blindfold in the dark!

Am I to believe you could find that backway you spoke of blindfold, like this?

"Blindfold 'em, lads," he cried, and turned me sharply round.

You may halt a bit to get your breath, but nobody is to touch his or her blindfold.

Neither must you know at present; and therefore our first duty is to blindfold you.

Therefore, we must blindfold you, until we reach the streets above.

All this confirmed me in my determination to follow Mr. Titherington, blindfold.

The master of ceremonies will then conduct her to the middle of the room and blindfold her.

Through the blindfold there was a glow of light, and then the cloth was removed from his eyes.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, alteration, by similarity to fold, of blindfelled (early 14c.), past participle of blindfellan "blindfold, cover the eyes (with a bandage, etc.)," also "to strike blind" (c.1200), from Old English (ge)blindfellian "to strike blind," from blind (adj.) + Anglian gefeollan "to strike down," as in to fell a tree (see fell (v.)). Related: Blindfolded; blindfolding.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BLINDFOLD

blind

nounscreen, covering
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