from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that winks, as:
  • n. A blinder for a horse.
  • n. Informal An eye.
  • n. Informal An eyelash.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A horse's blinder; a blinker.
  • n. somebody who winks

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who winks.
  • n. A horse's blinder; a blinker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who winks.
  • n. One of the blinders of a horse; a blinker.
  • n. An eyelash; also, the eye.
  • n. The nictitating or winking membrane of a bird's eye; the third eyelid.
  • n. The winking muscle (which see, under wink, verb).
  • n. In an organ, a small bellows, compressed by a spring, attached to the side of a wind-trunk so as to regulate slight variations in the tension of the air within. Also called concussion-bellows.

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
  • n. a person who winks


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