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stone-blind

[stohn-blahynd]
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adjective
  1. completely blind.
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Origin of stone-blind

1325–75; Middle English (north) staneblynde; see stone, blind
Related formsstone·blind·ness, noun

Synonym study

See blind.
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Examples from the Web for stone-blind

Historical Examples

  • We found out later that the old mare was stone-blind and locoed.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

    Edith Eudora Kohl

  • It only shows how easy it is to see a fault in another, to which we are stone-blind in ourselves.

    Aurelian

    William Ware

  • My own vision, by the way, is reasonably good, if I may say so; at any rate I am not stone-blind.

    Birds in the Bush

    Bradford Torrey

  • But if I don't he says I'll certainly be stone-blind in six months.

    Anne Of Green Gables

    Lucy Maud Montgomery

  • One of these men, stone-blind, was begging in the streets of Toronto.


British Dictionary definitions for stone-blind

stone-blind

adjective
  1. completely blindCompare sand-blind
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