sand-blind

[ sand-blahynd ]
/ ˈsændˌblaɪnd /

adjective

partially blind; dim-sighted.

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Origin of sand-blind

1350–1400; Middle English; alteration (assimilated to sand) of Old English *samblind half-blind, equivalent to sam- half- (akin to semi-) + blindblind

OTHER WORDS FROM sand-blind

sandblindness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sand-blind

sand-blind

adjective

not completely blind; partially able to seeCompare stone-blind

Derived forms of sand-blind

sand-blindness, noun

Word Origin for sand-blind

C15: changed (through influence of sand) from Old English samblind (unattested), from sam- half, semi- + blind
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