Meaning of sandy blight in English:

sandy blight

noun

mass nounAustralian
  • An infection of the eyes, either conjunctivitis or trachoma, in which irritation is caused by granular inflammation of the eyelids.

    ‘To make ends meet Daisy wrote numerous articles and papers, between bouts of pneumonia, sandy blight and malnutrition, for newspapers, magazines and learned societies.’
    • ‘Sandy Blight is common enough and makes its appearance without any warning.’