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blinder (n.)

1580s, agent noun from blind (v.). In 19c. use, especially of blinkers for horses (1809); often figurative. They were said to prevent the horse looking around and being startled by peripheral movements and to keep it steady at its work, but many equestrian authorities railed against them as cruel and unnecessary. Related: Blinders.

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Definitions of blinder from WordNet

blinder (n.)
blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side;
Synonyms: winker / blinker
From wordnet.princeton.edu