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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: blindfell 'to make blind, cover the eyes of' (13-16 centuries), from blind + FELL3; influenced by fold

blindfold

2 verb
     
blindfold2 [transitive]
to cover someone's eyes with a piece of cloth:
Blindfold the prisoner!

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