sand-blind

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sand-blind

(sănd′blīnd′)
adj.
Having poor vision; partially blind.

[Middle English, from Old English *sāmblind : sām-, half; see sēmi- in Indo-European roots + blind, blind; see blind.]

sand′blind′ness n.

sand-blind

adj
not completely blind; partially able to see. Compare stone-blind
[C15: changed (through influence of sand) from Old English samblind (unattested), from sam- half, semi- + blind]
ˈsand-ˌblindness n
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Adj.1.sand-blind - having greatly reduced visionsand-blind - having greatly reduced vision  
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