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- simple past tense and past participle of
breathed (not comparable)
- (in combination) Having a specified kind of breath.
- 1832, Jedadiah Cleishbotham [pseudonym; Walter Scott], chapter III, in Tales of My Landlord, Fourth and Last Series. [...] In Four Volumes, volume IV (Castle Dangerous), Edinburgh: Printed [by Ballantyne and Company] for Robert Cadell; London: Whittaker and Co., OCLC 81177709, page 103:
- A less matter would hold a well-breathed minstrel in subject for recitation for a calendar month, Sundays and holydays included.
- 2005, Atlanta Magazine (volume 45, number 1, page 26)
- She was so mad you'd have thought she'd been propositioned by a bad-breathed lobbyist in a broken-elevator encounter at City Hall.