Blind Blind, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blinded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blinding}.] 1. To make blind; to deprive of sight or discernment. ``To blind the truth and me.'' --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

A blind guide is certainly a great mischief; but a guide that blinds those whom he should lead is . . . a much greater. --South. [1913 Webster]

2. To deprive partially of vision; to make vision difficult for and painful to; to dazzle. [1913 Webster]

Her beauty all the rest did blind. --P. Fletcher. [1913 Webster]

3. To darken; to obscure to the eye or understanding; to conceal; to deceive. [1913 Webster]

Such darkness blinds the sky. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The state of the controversy between us he endeavored, with all his art, to blind and confound. --Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster]

4. 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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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