Pur"blind` (?), a. [For pure-blind, i. e., wholly blind. See Pure, and cf. Poreblind.]


Wholly blind.

"Purblind Argus, all eyes and no sight."



Nearsighted, or dim-sighted; seeing obscurely; as, a purblind eye; a purblind mole.

The saints have not so sharp eyes to see down from heaven; they be purblindand sand-blind. Latimer.

O purblind race of miserable men. Tennyson.

-- Pur"blind`ly, adv. -- Pur"blind`ness, n.


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