from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A blast-apparatus of small size, suitable to be used at a small or portable forge.
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Anyhow, Sepia had flashed on Tom, the tinder of Tom's heart had responded, and, any day when Sepia chose, she might blow up a wicked as well as foolish flame; nor, if it should suit her purpose, was Sepia one to hesitate in the use of the fire-fan.
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