from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any apparatus for creating a blast of air, as for ventilating, urging fires in boilers or furnaces in glass-making, cold storage, removing dust, etc. See blower, 5.
- n. In hat-making, a machine for cleaning and separating the fine hair of fur-bearing animals, such as rabbits, hares, etc., and preparing it for making felt.
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