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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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BEIT JALA, Palestine: A hospitalized Palestinian teen said Monday he was shot in his thighs by Israeli soldiers while he was handcuffed and blindfolded.
'I spent about a month there, blindfolded and drinking water from the tap,' the witness told the court.
Bird Box stars Sandra Bullock as a mother who wears a blindfold to avoid seeing mysterious forces that cause people to commit suicide.
A POLICE investigation has been launched after a blindfolded man walked on South Wales train tracks in a dangerous online challenge inspired by Netflix horror film Bird Box.
[USA], Jan 03 (ANI): Following the release of Netflix's 'Bird Box,' the streaming service has appealed to viewers to not take part in a challenge which involves people putting blindfolds on themselves.
Seconds later, he has leaped through the hoops, lifted up his blindfold and run back to his stage.
He organised a blindfold tournament when he was working in the States which he won so he was officially the Blindfold Chess Champion of Memphis, Tennessee, in 1992.
Izzy will embark on the climb on Sunday, June 4, and also already been working on her walking techniques while blindfolded with friends.
Oryx Rotana Doha director of marketing and communications Lana Jwainat said in a statement: "We are happy to host the blindfold dinner for the fourth consecutive time, and we consider this as a great opportunity to support people with visual disabilities."
Wallenda said Friday that walk will be done wearing a blindfold.
A COUNCILLOR has taken to the streets of a Northumberland town blindfolded to give her a taste of the difficulties facing blind and partially-sighted people.
The experimental short film, The Eye of Dubai, sees Jankowski step off the plane wearing a blindfold, relying on Farook to guide him through the cultural experience of Dubai using all of his senses sans his sight.