[ sand-blahynd ]
/ ˈsændˌblaɪnd /
partially blind; dim-sighted.
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Origin of sand-blind
Related formssand·blind·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sand-blind
not completely blind; partially able to seeCompare stone-blind
Derived Formssand-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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