Crossword clues for blindfold
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
blindfold \blind"fold`\, n. a flexible object placed over the eyes to prevent seeing; usually a strip of cloth wrapped around the head so as to cover the eyes.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1520s, alteration, by similarity to fold, of blindfelled (early 14c.), past participle of blindfellan "blindfold, cover the eyes (with a bandage, etc.)," also "to strike blind" (c.1200), from Old English (ge)blindfellian "to strike blind," from blind (adj.) + Anglian gefeollan "to strike down," as in to fell a tree (see fell (v.)). Related: Blindfolded; blindfolding.
1880, from blindfold (v.).
Having the eyes covered so as to obscure vision adv. With the eyes covered so as to obscure vision n. 1 A covering, usually a bandage, for the eyes, blocking light to the eyes. 2 Something that obscures vision (literally or metaphorically). v
1 To cover the eyes, in order to make someone unable to see. 2 To obscure understanding or comprehension.
adj. wearing a blindfold [syn: blindfolded]
n. a cloth used to cover the eyes
v. cover the eyes of (someon)e to prevent him from seeing; "the hostage was blindfolded and driven away"
A blindfold (from Middle English ) is a garment, usually of cloth, tied to one's head to cover the eyes to disable the wearer's sight. It can be worn when the eyes are in a closed state and thus prevents the wearer from opening them . While a properly fitted blindfold prevents sight even if the eyes are open, a poorly made or trick blindfold may let the wearer see around or even through the blindfold.
A blindfold is a garment, usually of cloth, tied to one's head to cover the eyes to disable the wearer's sight.
Blindfold may also refer to:
- Blindfold (film), a 1965 film starring Rock Hudson and Claudia Cardinale
- Blindfold (comics), a comic book character
- "Blindfold," a song by Morcheeba from their 1998 album Big Calm
- Blindfold (album), a 1999 album by Greenthink
- Blindfold (EP), an EP by Curve
- Blindfold chess, a way to play chess
- Blindfold, a 1995 science fiction novel by Kevin J. Anderson
- Blindfold, a 1960 novel by Lucille Fletcher
- Blindfolded, a 1918 film by Raymond B. West
Blindfold (Ruth Aldine) is a fictional character, a mutant appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character is usually depicted as a member of the student body of the Xavier Institute in X-Men-related comic books. She first appeared in Astonishing X-Men, vol. 3 #7 and was created by Joss Whedon and John Cassaday.
Blindfold is a 1966 American motion picture by Universal Pictures, starring Rock Hudson and Claudia Cardinale that was based on Lucille Fletcher's 1960 novel of the same name. It was the last film directed by Philip Dunne, a successful Hollywood screenwriter of pictures such as How Green Was My Valley and The Robe. Sequences were filmed in Silver Springs, Florida.
"Blindfold" (also known as "Ten Little Girls") is Curve's first single/EP. It was released on 4 March 1991 and it reached #68 in the UK singles chart. All four songs from the EP were included in the compilation Pubic Fruit, issued in 1992.
"Blindfold" was selected as Single of the Week by Melody Maker. It was also voted as the 5th Single of the Year by the same magazine.
Usage examples of "blindfold".
Motti kept the blindfold on him until they were well clear of Munich and heading north up autobahn E 6 toward Nuremberg and Bayreuth.
I must have been getting used to being blindfolded because my senses of hearing and smell seemed to be more acute.
I was in blackness, blindfolded and handcuffed, lying face down on grass.
Even though I was blindfolded, I kept looking down, trying to look scared.
Still blindfolded and handcuffed, I put my head down to protect myself and instinctively clenched my teeth and muscles.
Was I going to stay blindfolded and handcuffed for the rest of my days?
They blindfolded and handcuffed me, and dragged me off without saying a word.
They threw me into the cell, blindfolded, handcuffed, and naked, and left me.
We were put in stress positions in the cells, blindfolded and handcuffed, and we had to stay that way.
Still blindfolded, I fumbled with my swollen, numb fingers to find my cock.
Some time in the afternoon of the 6th, they came in and handcuffed and blindfolded me again.
I was blindfolded and taken back to the prison and put into another cell on my own.
I went forward when called, still blindfolded, and was taken into a building.
A second creak of metal and the trunk must have been opened, because suddenly, she could feel the rain on her blindfolded face.
The sensation of being blindfolded and treated like this had her heart hammering but as well as that she found now that she was acutely aware of how vulnerable she was sexually.