blindfold blindfold  /b ˈlaɪnd ˌfoʊld/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a cloth used to cover the eyes
  2. (v) cover the eyes of (someone) to prevent him from seeing
  3. (adj) wearing a blindfold

Usage(s):

  1. As the blindfold was removed, Natalia could not hide a triumphant smile.
  2. A blindfold is tightly wrapped around his head, and chains shackle a wrist and ankle, biting into the flesh.
  3. To drive home the point they lifted his blindfold just enough to let him see bare electrical wires, with a promise that's what awaited him come nightfall.

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    If you don't know who Edward Snowden is, you've likely been locked in a dark room with a blindfold and earplugs on. But the latest news in the endlessly interesting "the government is spying on us" story is the release of classified documents that detail the NSA's rules for surveillance without a warrant.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: North Bay Bohemian

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Quotes

  1. Mr Stoner said earlier today of Mr Schultz's support for independent Peter Besseling: "If I had my way, I'd march him out at dawn, put a blindfold on him and shoot him."
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Andrew Stoner Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I said, 'Why do I need a blindfold?' and she said, 'It's because of your gift,"' Crennel recalled. "I asked her, 'What is it? A car, and you can't get it in the house?' By that time, we were there and I got out of the car and heard voices. I...
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Romeo Crennel Source: USA Today

  3. "You can't put a blindfold over your eyes and pretend that the world is not like that, because it is," the prime minister said.
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: The Guardian

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