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BLIND. One who is deprived of the faculty of seeing.
     2. Persons who are blind may enter into contracts and make wills like others. Carth. 53; Barn. 19, 23; 3 Leigh, R. 32. When an attesting witness becomes blind, his handwriting may be proved as if he were dead. 1 Stark. Ev. 341. But before proving his handwriting the witness must be produced, if within the jurisdiction of the court, and examined. Ld. Raym. 734; 1 M. & Rob. 258; 2 M. & Rob. 262.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Further observations on Iverson's Blind Snake in Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Apparent intergradation in Texas between the subspecies of the Texas Blind Snake (Leptotyphlops dulcis).
Freshly evacuated trails deposited by workers were followed by blind snakes. After an initial average positive response of 73 percent on a five-minute-old worker trail, however, the positive response fell to 20 percent on 60-minute-old trails and only seven percent on 300-minute-old trails.