Origin of sand-blindMiddle English, from Old English *samblind : sam-, half; see s&emacron;mi- in Indo-European roots + blind, blind; see blind.
(comparative more sandblind, superlative most sandblind)
- Half-blind, partially blind
Middle English alteration (due to assoc. with sand) of samblind (“half-blind”), from Old English samblind (“half-blind”), from sām- (“half-”) + blind (“blind”)
(comparative more sand-blind, superlative most sand-blind)
- Alternative spelling of sandblind.