blindman's bluff

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a children's game in which a blindfolded player tries to catch and identify other players

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Blindman's Bluff is the unabridged audio book adaptation of an exciting installment in "Decker and Lazarus" series of mystery thrillers.
Another, more civilised, activity is Calling the Shots, a sort of posh Blindman's Bluff which involves identifying the vintages of different wines while blindfolded.
Many simple colonial games are still played today Tag, hide-and-seek, blindman's bluff, leapfrog, and a game called hop, skip and jump provided plenty of exercise for children.
However, these rural-colonials cannot quite escape -- try as they may -- the Aboriginal (nor they the non-Aboriginals); here Furniss excels in portraying both the subtleties and excesses of what to this reader looks all too like a game of blindman's bluff albeit underwritten by non-Aboriginal power.