Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Eccles., to exorcise, drive away, or remove by blowing. In the early church, a catechumen before baptism was commanded to turn to the west and thrice exsufflate Satan.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. (Eccles.) To exorcise or renounce by blowing.
- Latin exsufflare to blow at or upon; ex out + sufflare. See sufflate. (Wiktionary)
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