verb (used with object)
Origin of blindfold
Examples from the Web for blindfolded
He was taken into a room, blindfolded and led to believe he was going to be hanged.A Daughter’s Plea: Free My Father from Prison in Iran|Mitra Pourshajari, Movements.Org, Advancing Human Rights|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But his planned attempt to walk over Chicago while blindfolded may be the craziest yet.Nik Wallenda’s Blindfolded Tightrope Caper: Defying Death Over The Chicago River|Jacqui Goddard|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there was no way, as they stood there blindfolded in the darkened room, to know if they were being told the truth or not.A Torture Survivor on Ukraine's Tortured Ceasefire|Anna Nemtsova|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The video showed a blindfolded man kneeling on the ground with his hands bound behind his back.
The three were presented to the press on Sunday morning blindfolded, manacled to chairs and showing signs of severe beatings.
In each case one player is blindfolded and attempts to catch one of the others and to identify him by feeling.Outdoor Sports and Games|Claude H. Miller
Then she is blindfolded and picks out the same number of letters as there are in her own name, and spells another from them.The Book of Hallowe'en|Ruth Edna Kelley
They deliver him up to the state, so to speak, blindfolded and with fettered limbs.
Every means of subduing and restraining him was adopted; he was muzzled, blindfolded, and hobbled.
One of the two left out is blindfolded and is called the "Postman," the other is called the "Postmaster-General."My Book of Indoor Games|Clarence Squareman
Word Origin for blindfold
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.).
see do blindfolded.