Blear meaning

blîr
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To blur; dim.
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To blur or redden (the eyes).
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Bleary.
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Made dim by tears, mucus, etc.
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Blurred; dim; indistinct; misty.
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To dim (the eyes) with tears, mucus, etc.
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To blur (a surface or an outline)
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(of eyes or vision) Dim, unclear from water or rheum.
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Causing or caused by dimness of sight.
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To make blurred or dim, especially the eyes.
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Origin of blear

  • Middle English bleren

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Of uncertain origin; perhaps related to blur.

    From Wiktionary