Definitions

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  • v. To fill with breath; to puff up.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To fill with breath; to puff up.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To fill with breath or air; inflate.

Etymologies

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Latin efflatus, past participle of efflare to blow or breathe out; ex + flare to blow.

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