Meaning of wool-blind in English:



Australian, New Zealand
  • (of a sheep) having wool growing over the eyes.

    ‘open-faced sheep have proved better meat producers than wool-blind ewes’
    • ‘Every day I have a "bad hair day" I look anxiously from the dog to the mirror, but today I look more like a "wool-blind sheep".’
    • ‘Most were wool-blind and nearly as many flyblown.’
    • ‘They would have to be clipped around the eyes so the lambs would not become wool blind.’
    • ‘It was wool-blind and so must have been there since before Tony's visit the previous year.’
    • ‘A wool-blind sheep may produce slightly more wool than an open-faced sheep.’