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- blowne (archaic)
blown (not comparable)
- Distended, swollen, or inflated.
- Cattle are said to be blown when gorged with green food which develops gas.
- Panting and out of breath.
- (of glass) Formed by blowing.
- Under the influence of drugs, especially marijuana.
- (obsolete) Stale; worthless.
- 1816, Jedadiah Cleishbotham [pseudonym; Walter Scott], chapter II, in Tales of My Landlord, […], volume II (Old Mortality), Edinburgh: […] [James Ballantyne and Co.] for William Blackwood, […]; London: John Murray, […], →OCLC, page 33:
- [T]wo or three horsemen, [...] appeared returning at full gallop, their horses much blown, and the men apparently in a disordered flight.
- Covered with the eggs and larvae of flies; flyblown.
- (automotive) Given a hot rod blower.
- Having failed.
- a blown head gasket
- 1962 March, “The New Year Freeze-up on British Railways”, in Modern Railways, page 159:
- Attempts by Waterloo signalmen to clear the points by power operation eventually exhausted point motor batteries, which are fed by trickle chargers, and a blown fuse accentuated the problem; thus, even when the points had been cleared of ice, no power was available to operate them until the batteries were sufficiently recharged.
distended, swollen or inflated