blind man's buff


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blind man's buff

n
(Games, other than specified) a game in which a blindfolded person tries to catch and identify the other players
[C16: buff, perhaps from Old French buffe a blow; see buffet2]
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blind man's buff

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We played a sort of Blind Man's Buff along the darkest passages, in the unlighted drawing-room, and little dining-room, calling cheerily to each other after each exploration that here, and here, and here, the trouble-had removed itself.
com)-- Blind Man's Buff, an upcoming trilogy drama film, will be partially filmed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in mid-August after which the set moves to Boston, New York and Alaska.
Or how the first time she had been persuaded to wear snake boots in the northern jungles of Vietnam, a deadly serpent sunk its teeth into her foot while she was playing Blind Man's Buff with the children.
Others include "basket" - essentially follow the leader - and "giddy", similar to blind man's buff.
What is most alarming about the situation, is that the principle players and their advisors are engaged in an incredibly dangerous three-way game of blind man's buff.
With no television for entertainment and without servants for the afternoon, the gentry would play parlour games such as charades and blind man's buff.
Wacky claims covered a range of professions and situations, including a grocer in Lancashire playing Blind Man's Buff, a merchant in Essex with an injured eye throwing rice at a wedding and a tailor in Cornwall who suffered the ultimate embarrassment when he missed his chair sitting down.
Playing blind man's buff when it comes to our own health must be stopped once and for all.
Wilkie, on the other hand, was naturally conservative and as his success brought him favours from the aristocracy he moulded his art, in works such as The Penny Wedding and Blind Man's Buff (both painted for the Prince Regent), into a consoling vision of lower-class life shorn of its drunkenness, promiscuity and distress.
It includes Blind Man's Buff, British Bulldog, Postman's Knock and World Cup matches involving Scotland.
South Africa skipper Smith, once branded 'The Witness' by Vaughan after giving evidence against him in a disciplinary hearing, was the man who kept his eye on the ball when it looked as though his side would lose a game of blind man's buff.
Defeat often sparks a red-faced glare of indignation from McFall at events, not least when he feels the referee has just turned his profession into a showcase for blind man's buff.