Definition of blindfold noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈblaɪndfəʊld//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblaɪndfoʊld//
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something that is put over somebody’s eyes so they cannot see She used a scarf as a blindfold. Word Originmid 16th cent.: alteration, by association with the verb fold, of blindfeld, past participle of obsolete blindfell ‘strike blind, blindfold’, from Old English geblindfellan (see blind and the verb fell).
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