Blindfold is defined as to cover someone's eyes with cloth so the person cannot see.(verb)
If you kidnap someone and cover his eyes so he cannot see where you are going, this is an example of when youblindfold him.
The definition of a blindfold is a piece of cloth used to cover the eyes so that a person cannot see.(noun)
A piece of cloth that is put over the eyes of a kidnapping victim so he cannot see where he is being taken is an example of ablindfold.
See blindfold in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: altered (infl. by fold) < ME blindfeld, struck blind, pp. of blindfellen < OE (ge)blindfellian: see blind + fell
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transitive verb blind·fold·ed, blind·fold·ing, blind·folds
Origin: From Middle English blindfolde
Origin: , past participle of blindfellen, to strike blind, cover the eyes
Origin: , from Old English geblindfellian
Origin: : blind, blind; see blind
Origin: + fellian, to strike down.
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