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BLINDS, noun In the military art, a defense made of osiers or branches interwoven, and laid across two rows of stakes, four or five feet asunder, of the highth of a man, to shelter the workmen, and prevent their being overlooked by the enemy.

BLIND SERPENT, noun A reptile of the Cape of Good Hope, covered with black scales, but spotted with red, white and brown.