sand-blind









sand-blind


adjective

  1. partially blind; dim-sighted.

adjective

  1. not completely blind; partially able to seeCompare stone-blind

adj.also sandblind, “half-blind,” c.1400, probably altered (by influence of sand) from Old English *samblind, the first element from West Germanic *sami-, from PIE *semi- (see semi-); cf. Old English samlæred “half-taught, badly instructed,” samstorfen “half-dead.”

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