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tr.v. blind·fold·ed, blind·fold·ing, blind·folds
1. To cover the eyes of with or as if with a bandage.
2. To prevent from seeing and especially from comprehending.
1. A bandage to cover the eyes.
2. Something that serves to obscure clear perception.

[From Middle English blindfolde, past participle of blindfellen, to strike blind, cover the eyes, from Old English geblindfellian : blind, blind; see blind + fellian, to strike down.]

blind′fold′ed adj.


wearing a blindfold
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Adj.1.blindfolded - wearing a blindfoldblindfolded - wearing a blindfold      
blind, unsighted - unable to see; "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan
References in classic literature ?
He sees his enemy: horsemen sitting motionless, with long spears in rest, upon blindfolded broken-down nags, lean and starved, fit only for sport and sacrifice, then the carrion-heap.
They were then blindfolded, and Don Quixote, finding himself settled to his satisfaction, felt for the peg, and the instant he placed his fingers on it, all the duennas and all who stood by lifted up their voices exclaiming, "God guide thee, valiant knight
That you are blindfolded, and do not take off the bandage until he himself bids you.
As has been said, when Disko thought of cod he thought as a cod; and by some long-tested mixture of instinct and experience, moved the "We're Here" from berth to berth, always with the fish, as a blindfolded chess-player moves on the unseen board.
It was here that they blindfolded him and struck him, and said in derision, "Prophesy who it is that smote thee.
But the swords were drawn back from him and he was at once blindfolded again.
It threw its warning shadow across our path for years, and our statesmen deliberately turned their heads the other way or walked blindfolded.
It isn't everyone who knows the road to Butterfield," Dorothy remarked as she tripped along the lane; "but I've driven there many a time with Uncle Henry, and so I b'lieve I could find it blindfolded.
SOCRATES: A man who was blindfolded has only to hear you talking, and he would know that you are a fair creature and have still many lovers.
They are blindfolded so that they may not see the bull," said Luis Cervallos.
Then I noticed a small sketch in oils, on a panel, repre- senting a woman, draped and blindfolded, carrying a lighted torch.
Of course every time he moves the bell must ring, as he has no hand to hold it; and so the dozen blindfolded men have to catch him.