Definitions for: Blindfold


[n] a cloth used to cover the eyes
[adj] wearing a blindfold
[v] cover the eyes of someone to prevent him from seeing



Webster (1913) Definition: Blind"fold`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blindfolded; p.
pr. & vb. n. Blindfolding.] [OE. blindfolden, blindfelden,
blindfellen; AS. blind blind + prob. fellan, fyllan, to fell,
strike down.]
To cover the eyes of, as with a bandage; to hinder from
seeing.

And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on
the face. --Luke xxii.
64.


Blind"fold`, a.
Having the eyes covered; blinded; having the mental eye
darkened. Hence: Heedless; reckless; as, blindfold zeal;
blindfold fury.

Fate's blindfold reign the atheist loudly owns.
--Dryden.

Synonyms: blind, blindfolded, unsighted

See Also: cloth covering, cover

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