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[def-blahynd] /ˈdɛfˈblaɪnd/
of or relating to a person who is both deaf and blind. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The deaf-blind person may be plunged and replunged like Schiller's diver into seas of the unknown.

    The World I Live In Helen Keller
  • Philosophy is the history of a deaf-blind person writ large.

    Optimism Helen Keller
  • deaf-blind metaphors to correspond do not exist and are not necessary.

    The World I Live In Helen Keller
  • The deaf-blind, however, do not form a large class, and only in a small number of schools are they to be found.

    The Deaf Harry Best
  • The blind child—the deaf-blind child—has inherited the mind of seeing and hearing ancestors—a mind measured to five senses.

    The World I Live In Helen Keller
  • A deaf-blind person ought to find special meaning in Platos Ideal World.

    Optimism Helen Keller
  • In 1824 at the school for the deaf at Hartford, Connecticut, the first deaf-blind pupil in America began to receive instruction.

    The Deaf Harry Best
  • He creates intelligence out of idiocy and proves to the law that the deaf-blind man is a responsible being.

    Optimism Helen Keller
  • We have already referred to the funds left to certain of the schools in trust for deaf-blind pupils.

    The Deaf Harry Best
  • I often wonder how deaf-blind people walk as well as they do, when they can not hear their footfalls.

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