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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blin \Blin\, v. t. & i. [OE. blinnen, AS. blinnan; pref. be- + linnan to cease.] To stop; to cease; to desist. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blin \Blin\, n. [AS. blinn.] Cessation; end. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
blin \blin\, n.; pl. blini, bliny or blinis. [Russian.] a thin buckwheat pancake made with yeast and usually filled with sour cream and folded over. See also blini. [PJC]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
blini \bli"ni\ (bl[=e]"n[=e]; bl[i^]"n[=e]), n. pl.; sing. blin. [Russian.] Russian pancakes of buckwheat flour and yeast, sometimes made from white flour; they are usually served folded over, with caviar and sour cream on the inside; -- properly, it is a plural word (from the Russian plural of blin) but in America, often used as singular; thus the common plural blinis. Syn: bliny, blinis. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
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.