Blinders



a person or thing that blinds.
a blinker for a horse.
British Informal. a spectacular shot or action in sports, especially soccer:
He played a blinder.
Contemporary Examples

The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind Brin-Jonathan Butler December 18, 2014
Up to a Point: In Defense of Lobbyists P. J. O’Rourke October 24, 2014
White Guilt on Broadway Elizabeth Gates December 6, 2009
Why Voters Are So Totally Checked Out Eleanor Clift October 21, 2014

Historical Examples

Curiosities of Olden Times S. Baring-Gould
City of Endless Night Milo Hastings
Unexplored! Allen Chaffee
Ranching, Sport and Travel Thomas Carson
The Girls of Central High Aiding the Red Cross Gertrude W. Morrison
The Golden Boys and Their New Electric Cell L. P. Wyman

plural noun
(US & Canadian) leather sidepieces attached to a horse’s bridle to prevent sideways vision Also called (in Britain and other countries) blinkers
noun
an outstanding performance in sport
(Brit, slang) another name for blind (sense 30)
n.

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