Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To deceive or swindle by deception. synonym: deceive.
  • transitive verb Archaic To blindfold.
  • transitive verb Obsolete To conceal.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To blind by covering the eyes; blindfold.
  • To cover; hide.
  • To blind mentally; deceive by disguise; impose upon.
  • Synonyms See deceive.
  • noun Disguise; concealment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To blind by covering the eyes.
  • transitive verb obsolete To cover; to hide.
  • transitive verb To deceive by false appearance; to impose upon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb archaic To cover the eyes with a hood; to blindfold.
  • verb To deceive or trick.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb influence by slyness
  • verb conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end

Etymologies

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hood +‎ wink

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