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  • The sunblinds, made of horizontal slats, move like shutters.

    Villa Röling by Paul de Ruiter 2009

  • So silent are the streets of Cloisterham (though prone to echo on the smallest provocation), that of a summer – day the sunblinds of its shops scarce dare to flap in the south wind; while the sun – browned tramps, who pass along and stare, quicken their limp a little, that they may the sooner get beyond the confines of its oppressive respectability.

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood 2007

  • Ham shoots back an instant message: "I like … and …"

    The Man Who Owns the Internet | Impact Lab 2007

  • The fount of Forsyte song and story stood grey and imposing among its trees, with the sinking sun aslant on a front where green sunblinds were still down.

    Swan Song 2004

  • Crossing over to the river side, he noted the building, white and cheerful-looking, with green sunblinds, seen through a screen of plane-tree leaves.

    In Chancery 2004

  • And he began considering which of those windows could be hers under the green sunblinds.

    In Chancery 2004

  • In the end Mary had the floors laid in polished wood, on which were spread loose strips of bamboo matting; and dark green sunblinds were affixed to the outsides of the windows.

    The Way Home 2003

  • The sunblinds are drawn all along the front windows of a house in Park

    Vera Nevill Or, Poor Wisdom's Chance H. Lovett Cameron

  • It was the quiet hour of the day; there were very few people about; everybody was indoors eating heavy luncheons, with sunblinds drawn down to keep out the heat.

    Vera Nevill Or, Poor Wisdom's Chance H. Lovett Cameron

  • The windows were wide open, the sunblinds were drawn down outside, and the warm air, fragrant with mignonette, streamed in over the window boxes.

    The Beth Book Being a Study of the Life of Elizabeth Caldwell Maclure, a Woman of Genius Sarah Grand


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  • The word sunblinds is plural of the noun sunblind, as in the examples.

    June 26, 2012

  • Is it a noun and/or a verb (either/or -- both/and)?

    June 26, 2012