blown

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle English blawen, from Old English bláƿan (bláwan), past participle of bláƿen (bláwen).

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AdjectiveEdit

blown (not comparable)

  1. distended, swollen or inflated
    Cattle are said to be blown when gorged with green food which develops gas.
  2. panting and out of breath
  3. (of glass) Formed by blowing
  4. Under the influence of drugs, especially marijuana.
  5. (obsolete) stale; worthless
    • Sir Walter Scott
      Their horses much blown.
  6. Covered with the eggs and larvae of flies; flyblown.

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VerbEdit

blown

  1. past participle of blow
Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 03:07