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sandy blight

noun, Australian.
Origin of sandy blight
First recorded in 1865-70; so called in allusion to the irritation caused by such a disorder Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He'd got sandy blight that bad it would take months to get right.

    Robbery Under Arms Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
  • I was suffering from a severe attack of sandy blight in both eyes, so had to ride a horse which was tied to the bullock dray.

    Reminiscences of Queensland William Henry Corfield
British Dictionary definitions for sandy blight

sandy blight

(Austral) a nontechnical name for any of various eye inflammations
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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