Hoodman blind

Name used in the 15c for the children's game we know today as 'blindman's bluff'.

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  • Hoodman-blind — Hood man blind , n. An old term for blindman s buff. Shak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hoodman Blind — Infobox Film name = Hoodman Blind image size = caption = director = John Ford producer = writer = Wilson Barrett Henry Arthur Jones Charles Kenyon narrator = starring = David Butler Gladys Hulette music = cinematography = George Schneiderman… …   Wikipedia

  • hoodman-blind — n. Blindman s buff, blind manbuff …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hoodman-blind — hood·man blind …   English syllables

  • hoodman-blind — noun Date: 1565 archaic blindman s buff …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hoodman-blind — /hood meuhn bluynd /, n. Archaic. See blindman s buff. [1555 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • hoodman-blind — |hu̇dmən| ̷ ̷ noun archaic : blindman s buff …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hoodman Blind (film, 1913) — Hoodman Blind est un film muet américain réalisé par James Gordon et sorti en 1913. Fiche technique Réalisation : James Gordon Scénario : Wilson Barrett et Henry Arthur Jones, d après leur pièce Date de sortie :  États… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hoodman — Hood man, n. The person blindfolded in the game called hoodman blind. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blind Man's Buff —    One of the oldest and most consistently popular of traditional games, played in the past by adults (especially at *Christmas family gatherings) as well as children. In basic form, one player is blindfolded, turned around a few times to… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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