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window blind

noun
  1. window shade.
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Origin of window blind

First recorded in 1720–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for window blind

Historical Examples

  • She gave a wistful look at that star before she drew down the window-blind.

    A Vanished Hand

    Sarah Doudney

  • She raised the window-blind beside her, as she lay in the berth, and looked out.

    The Silver Poppy

    Arthur Stringer

  • "You are like the children," he said, playfully, while he pulled down the window-blind.

    The Dead Secret

    Wilkie Collins

  • Then she pulled down my window-blind and drew the curtains together.

    Betty Grier

    Joseph Waugh

  • I had forgotten to draw my curtain, which I usually did, and also to let down my window-blind.

    Jane Eyre

    Charlotte Bronte