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1. blinders A pair of leather flaps attached to a horse's bridle to curtail side vision. Also called blinkers.
2. Something that serves to obscure clear perception and discernment.
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1. an outstanding performance in sport
2. slang Brit another name for blind30
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1. blinders, something that impedes vision or discernment.
2. a blinker for a horse.
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A leather cover on each side of a workhorse bridle to limit a horse’s side vision. A workhorse bridle must differ from a riding bridle because of the peculiarity of horses’ vision. Horses’ eyes are remarkable in that they can see almost directly behind, as well as almost to the front. Further, they are particularly sensitive to movement near the edges of their field of view. This is very helpful to a cutting horse, but for a workhorse, not very desirable. Hence, most workhorse bridles had blinders attached to restrict the field of view and ensure that things to the side did not distract or “spook” the horse.
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|Noun||1.||blinder - blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side|
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2. blinders (US) (= blinkers) → anteojeras fpl
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