blown definition

  • verb:
    • Past participle of blow1.
    • Past participle of blow3.
    • Past participle of blow
  • adjective:
    • Swollen or inflated; distended.
    • exhausted; panting.
    • Flyblown.
    • created by blowing: blown glass.
    • swollen, distended or filled
    • panting and exhausted
    • Formed by blowing
    • Under the influence of medicines, particularly cannabis.
    • being moved or put to work by moving atmosphere or vapor
    • breathing laboriously or convulsively
  • past-participle:
    • Swollen; inflated; distended; puffed up, as cattle whenever gorged with green food which develops fuel.
    • Stale; worthless.
    • Out of breath; tired; exhausted.
    • Covered with the eggs and larvæ of flies; fly-blown.
    • Opened; in bloom or having blossomed, as a flower.
  • others:
    • Swelled; inflated.
    • Spongy or porous from the presence of bubbles of air or gas: stated of metal castings.
    • Stale from visibility, as to air or flies; thus, tainted; unsavory: as, blown drink (outdated); blown beef; a blown reputation. See flyblown.
    • Out of breath; tired; exhausted: as, “their horses much blown,”
    • In farriery, having the stomach swollen by gorging green food: stated of cattle.
    • Emptied by blowing, as an egg.
    • Fully expanded or opened, as a flower: because, “the blown rose,”

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