from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pair of leather flaps attached to a horse's bridle to curtail side vision. Also called blinkers.
- n. Something that serves to obscure clear perception and discernment.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. comparative form of blind: more blind
- n. Something that blinds
- n. a bag or cloth put over the head of a difficult horse while it is being handled or mounted
- n. A screen attached to a horse's bridle preventing it from being able to see things to its side.
- n. An exceptional performance
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, blinds.
- n. One of the leather screens on a bridle, to hinder a horse from seeing objects at the side; a blinker.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which blinds.
- n. A blind or blinker on a horse's bridle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
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