- A covering for a window to keep out light. The covering may be made of cloth or of narrow slats that can block light or allow it to pass.
- Any device intended to conceal or hide; as, a duck blind.
- (baseball) (slang) An 1800s baseball term meaning no score.
- (poker) A forced bet
- (poker) A player who is or was forced to make a bet
- (transitive) To make temporarily or permanently blind.
adjective (blinder, blindest)
- The light was so bright that for a moment he was blinded.
- Don't wave that pencil in my face - do you want to blind me?
- (notcomparable) Of a person or animal, unable to see.
- 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
- : He was plainly , for he tapped before him with a stick, and wore a great green shade over his eyes and nose...
- (comparable) fail, Failing to see, acknowledge, perceive.
- The lovers were to each other"s faults.
- (notcomparable) Of a place, having little or no visibility; as, a blind corner.
- (notcomparable) close, Closed at one end; having a dead end; as, a blind hole, a blind alley.
- (notcomparable) Without opening; as, a blind wall.
- In three card brag, without looking at the cards dealt.
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