Blinker



a device for flashing light signals.
a light that flashes intermittently, especially one that serves as a traffic signal.
either of two leather flaps on a bridle, to prevent a horse from seeing sideways; a blinder.
to put blinkers on.
Historical Examples

The Trimmed Lamp O. Henry
The Trimmed Lamp O. Henry
Sally Scott of the Waves Roy J. Snell
The Trimmed Lamp O. Henry
Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life Thomas Wallace Knox
The Trimmed Lamp O. Henry
The Trimmed Lamp O. Henry
The Trimmed Lamp O. Henry
The Trimmed Lamp O. Henry
The Trimmed Lamp O. Henry

noun
a flashing light for sending messages, as a warning device, etc, such as a direction indicator on a road vehicle
(often pl) a slang word for eye1
verb (transitive)
to provide (a horse) with blinkers
to obscure with or as if with blinkers
n.

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