from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past participle of blow1.
- adj. Swollen or inflated; distended.
- adj. Out of breath; panting.
- adj. Flyblown.
- adj. Formed by blowing: blown glass.
- v. Past participle of blow3.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. distended, swollen or inflated
- adj. panting and out of breath
- adj. Formed by blowing
- adj. Under the influence of drugs, especially marijuana.
- v. Past participle of blow
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Swollen; inflated; distended; puffed up, as cattle when gorged with green food which develops gas.
- Stale; worthless.
- Out of breath; tired; exhausted.
- Covered with the eggs and larvæ of flies; fly blown.
- Opened; in blossom or having blossomed, as a flower.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Swelled; inflated.
- Spongy or porous from the presence of bubbles of air or gas: said of metal castings.
- Stale from exposure, as to air or flies; hence, tainted; unsavory: as, blown drink (obsolete); blown meat; a blown reputation. See flyblown.
- Out of breath; tired; exhausted: as, “their horses much blown,”
- In farriery, having the stomach distended by gorging green food: said of cattle.
- Emptied by blowing, as an egg.
- Fully expanded or opened, as a flower: as, “the blown rose,”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor
- adj. breathing laboriously or convulsively
Middle English blawen, from Old English bláƿan (bláwan), past participle of bláƿen (bláwen). (Wiktionary)