Origin of purblind
Examples from the Web for purblind
Shift has invoked Tash, a vulture-headed demonic power, only because he is too purblind actually to believe in him.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Accordingly, viewing things in the worst lights, he has nothing against him but the momentary antipathy of a purblind generation.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 3 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
"A nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse," says the old saw, and a wink is no doubt as good as a smile to a purblind ass.
She referred to the first of their liaison, when they made their love in that same room under the very nose of a purblind husband.Doom Castle|Neil Munro
British Dictionary definitions for purblind
Word Origin for purblind
Word Origin and History for purblind
c.1300, pur blind "entirely blind," as a noun, "a blind person," later "partially blind, blind in one eye" (late 14c.), the main modern sense, from blind (adj.). The first element is sometimes explained as pure (adj.), or as the Anglo-French perfective prefix pur- (see pur-). Sense of "dull" first recorded 1530s.