A guard then grabbed the back of the blindfold and rammed his mouth into the edge of a table, knocking out all his front teeth.
Whenever I left the room I had ear muffs, handcuffs and a blindfold placed upon me.
My blindfold was not well secured, so I could see over the top.
1520s, alteration, by similarity to fold, of blindfelled (early 14c.), past participle of blindfellan "blindfold, cover the eyes (with a bandage, etc.)," also "to strike blind" (c.1200), from Old English (ge)blindfellian "to strike blind," from blind (adj.) + Anglian gefeollan "to strike down," as in to fell a tree (see fell (v.)). Related: Blindfolded; blindfolding.
1880, from blindfold (v.).