Definition of Near-blind

1. Adjective. Having greatly reduced vision.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Near-blind

neap tide
neap tides
near-Earth object
near-blind (current term)
near-death experience
near-death experiences
near-minimal pair
near-minimal pairs
near-total thyroidectomy
near beer
near drowning
near field
near fields

Literary usage of Near-blind

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"The wood was intersected by several public highways and paths : but the traps were so set near blind tracks in the wood made by persons or by sheep. ..."

2. Michigan Poets and Poetry: With Portraits and Biographies by Warren Wayne Lamport (1904)
"Then, more and more, as I upward gaze, Earth's shadows disappear; For the cheering lights from my home-land make My heavenly home seem near. Blind BELLE ..."

3. Annual Report (1873)
"... near the minee of Darwin, another near Blind Spring mining district, and again between Carson City and the famous Virginia City mines. ..."

4. Calendar of Ancient Records of Dublin: In the Possession of the Municipal by Dublin (Ireland), Rosa Mulholland Gilbert, John Francis Weldrick (1901)
"... containing in length from the corner of the wall of the then Bridewell northwards, to a stone which is six yards from the wall near Blind Grate, ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1854)
"Tis true that I "m touched in the wind, But at sea we have plenty of gales ; And then, if I 'm pretty near blind, If in battle I have to engage, ..."

6. A History of the County of Westchester, from Its First Settlement to the by Robert Bolton (1848)
"... being twelve chains on a straight line to an ash tree marked with three notches on three sides. standing near Blind brook, then down the said brook ..."

7. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1889)
"Near blind end two button-shaped, flat ulcers, one- half inch across and a largo number of very small ones. In the upper half of colon a few ulcers of ..."

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