[ hoo d-muh n-blahynd ]
/ ˈhʊd mənˈblaɪnd /
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for hoodman-blind
British archaic blind man's buff
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