Bleared



to make dim, as with tears or inflammation:
a biting wind that bleared the vision.
(of the eyes) dim from tears.
dim; indistinct.
a blur; cloudiness; dimness:
She was concerned about the recent blear in her vision.
Historical Examples

A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
Bob, Son of Battle Alfred Ollivant
Looking Seaward Again Walter Runciman
The Heart of Unaga Ridgwell Cullum
Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
Thackeray Anthony Trollope
The Shadow of a Crime Hall Caine
Ditte: Girl Alive! Martin Andersen Nexo
The Manxman Hall Caine

verb
(transitive) to make (eyes or sight) dim with or as if with tears; blur
adjective
a less common word for bleary
adj.
v.

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