blinders


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blind·er

 (blīn′dər)
n.
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.

blinders

(ˈblaɪndəz)
pl n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) US and Canadian leather sidepieces attached to a horse's bridle to prevent sideways vision. Also called (in Britain and other countries): blinkers
Translations

blinders

[ˈblaɪndərz] (US) npl (= blinkers) → œillères fpl
References in classic literature ?
I took off the sun-bonnet, for I didn't want no blinders on then.
Blinder, getting her heavy breath by painful degrees.
Blinder sat down to give herself a more favourable opportunity of recovering her breath, exhausted anew by so much talking before it was fully restored.
Rob shot sixth in the line and landed fairly, being rewarded by an approving grunt from the man with the green blinder, who shot seventh, and with apparent carelessness, yet true to the bull's-eye.
But there is no zeal blinder than that which is inspired with the love of justice against offenders.
The name of the strong man of Old Scripture had descended to the chief functionary who worked it; but, so armed, he was stronger than his namesake, and blinder, and tore away the gates of God's own Temple every day.
There will be enough for every hope and every fear; and though my attachment to none can equal that of a parent, it suits my ideas of comfort better than what is warmer and blinder.
It is very easy for you to joke, but how would you like to wear a blinder like that for weeks and weeks, sir?
It is enough, for the present, that we trusted to an Indian guide to take us by a nearer, though blinder path, and that we are deceived in his knowledge.
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