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hoodman-blind

[hoo d-muh n-blahynd]
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noun Archaic.
  1. blindman's buff.
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Origin of hoodman-blind

First recorded in 1555–65
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  • The English name, "Hoodman-blind," is derived from the manner of blindfolding formerly in use.

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British Dictionary definitions for hoodman-blind

hoodman-blind

noun
  1. British archaic blind man's buff
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