Blinkers



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 Swiss Family Robinson Johann David Wyss
Black Beauty Anna Sewell
Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events S. Baring-Gould
Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers H. Irving Hancock
Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers H. Irving Hancock
Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers H. Irving Hancock
Riding for Ladies Mrs. Power O’Donoghue
One of Our Conquerors, Complete George Meredith
The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 Roald Amundsen
John Brown Captain R. W. Campbell

plural noun
(sometimes sing) (mainly Brit) leather sidepieces attached to a horse’s bridle to prevent sideways vision Usual US and Canadian word blinders
a slang word for goggle (sense 4)
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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