Definition of Blindings

1. Noun. (plural of blinding) ¹



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Definition of Blindings

1. blinding [n] - See also: blinding

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blindings

blindfish
blindfishes
blindfold
blindfolded
blindfoldedness
blindfolding
blindfoldings
blindfolds
blindgut
blindguts
blinding
blinding disease
blinding glare
blindingly
blindingness
blindings (current term)
blindless
blindly
blindman's bluff
blindman's buff
blindman's holiday
blindness
blindnesses
blinds
blindside
blindsided
blindsides
blindsiding
blindsight
blindspot

Literary usage of Blindings

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1. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1895)
"Ihere is a taint of Byzantine cruelty in his blindings and mutilations of the kindred of his foes, of more than Byzantine, of Tartar savagery in the wide ..."

2. The Sermons of Henry Ward Beecher: In Plymouth Church, Brooklyn by Henry Ward Beecher, Truman Jeremiah Ellinwood (1869)
"... and by their inspiration and fidelity, may there be many souls rescued from the infatuation of sin, from its blindings, and from all its dangers. ..."

3. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1868)
"Before we came in sight of the statue (for Dai Buts is a statue) my companions insisted that I should close my eyes and be led " blindings " till at the ..."

4. Pavia and Rome: The Lombard Monarchy and the Papacy in the Eighth Century by Jan T. Hallenbeck (1982)
"... to carry out the blindings and incarcerate the wounded Sergius. Desiderius may well have expressed as much shock, surprise, and dismay as Stephen, ..."

5. Caliban by the Yellow Sands by Percy MacKaye (1916)
"They sting my eyes Still wi' their blindings. Blast 'em! [He springs part way up the steps again.] LUST Caliban! Restore the priests of Setebos! ..."

6. Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates (1900)
"... there is always a fine chance of explosions, burnings, and even of blindings for life. But Carnival Tuesday found us no longer in sunny San Sebastian. ..."

7. Chivalry by Francis Warre Cornish (1908)
"The blindings and mutilations so common in the early Middle Ages are not chargeable on chivalry, ..."

8. The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture by Joseph Parker (1893)
"... or balancings of contradictory evidence, so that we may escape both the traductions of prejudice and the blindings of partiality. ..."

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