Definition of Blinkers

1. Noun. (plural of blinker) ¹

2. Noun. A pair of leather or rubber eye cups attached to a horse hood in order to impede the rear vision of racehorses and harness horses; blinders in (USA). ¹

3. Noun. (plurale tantum) A kind of goggles, used to protect the eyes from glare, dust, etc. ¹

4. Verb. (third-person singular of blinker) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blinkers

1. blinker [v] - See also: blinker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blinkers

blinis
blink
blink-and-you-miss-it
blink-eyed
blink away
blink of an eye
blinkard
blinkards
blinked
blinkenlight
blinkenlights
blinker
blinker fluid
blinkered
blinkering
blinkers (current term)
blinkie
blinkies
blinking
blinking(a)
blinking chickweed
blinkingly
blinks
blinkt
blinky
blinned
blinning
blins
blintz
blintze

Literary usage of Blinkers

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1. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"... cursed, delicious blinkers Ha'e put me kyti. —BURNS : Epistle to Major Logan. This word is derived from the Gaelic aite, joy, gladness, fun, ..."

2. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1842)
"In one or two instances we find something projecting above and at the side of the eyes, which may be intended to represent blinkers. | This I conclude from ..."

3. A Dictionary of Domestic Medicine: Giving a Description of Diseases by John Henry Clarke (1901)
"When both eyes turn outwards, put bits of black court-plaster on the tip of the nose; if both turn inwards, put '' blinkers'' of shining silk on each side ..."

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