gravel-blind

[grav-uh l-blahynd]

adjective Literary.

more blind or dim-sighted than sand-blind and less than stone-blind.

Nearby words

  1. grave clothes,
  2. grave-wax,
  3. graveclothes,
  4. gravedigger,
  5. gravel,
  6. gravel-voiced,
  7. graveldiver,
  8. graveled,
  9. gravelly,
  10. gravely

Origin of gravel-blind

First recorded in 1590–1600

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British Dictionary definitions for gravel-blind

gravel-blind

adjective

literary almost entirely blind

Word Origin for gravel-blind

C16: from gravel + blind, formed on the model of sand-blind

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