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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To winnow out; to fan.
  • v. To discuss; to ventilate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To winnow out; to fan.
  • transitive v. To discuss; to ventilate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To ventilate; sift by fanning.
  • Hence To discuss.

Etymologies

Latin eventilatus, past participle of eventilare to fan. See ventilate. (Wiktionary)

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