Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected with snow-blindness.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Affected with blindness by the brilliancy of snow.
- v. affect with snow blindness
- adj. temporarily blinded by exposure to light reflected from snow or ice
“I went snow-blind for a time, this spring, and since then my eyes have been playing tricks with me.”
“One of them, snow-blind, towed helplessly at the rear of a sled.”
“Within a days walk all around the place where the special glass had been released, the D'Haran scouts reported that they had seen well over sixty thousand frozen corpses, now drifted over with the snow-blind men unable to care for themselves in the harsh conditions.”
“He was tremendously pleased with it; but so he was with his snow-goggles, in spite of the fact that he could not see with them, and that they allowed him to become snow-blind.”
“He used his own goggles the whole way, but then, he was the only one who became snow-blind.”
“I am not quite certain, though, that he did see us for the moment, as he was about as snow-blind as a man can be.”
“If a man comes into the tent in the evening with an inflamed eye and you ask him whether he is snow-blind, you may be sure he will be almost offended.”
“The towering stack of Broadway stages that Enron called its headquarters — with its profusion of workstations, trading boards, copiers, speakerphones, fax machines, and shredders — made visiting banker-broker types go snow-blind.”
“REAL ESTATE TYCOON Xavier Brown's eyes were rolled way back in his head, his open silk shirt showing an expanse of snow-blind white belly.”
“The weather had been so bad on the last part of the trip that three of the eight men had seriously frostbitten toes and all eight of them were snow-blind to some extent, Lieutenant Little himself completely blind for the last five days and sick with terrible headaches.”
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