bellows

Part of speech: noun

An instrument for forcing air upon a fire, for blowing organs, etc.

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Usage examples "bellows":

  1. As a child, from early sunrise till nearly midnight, I blew the bellows for eighteen pence a week. - "Aylwin", Theodore Watts-Dunton.
  2. Nick pulled the stool up closer, and sat down in the chimney- corner, humming a second to the tune, and blowing little glory- holes in the embers with the bellows. - "Master Skylark", John Bennett.
  3. Above me was the bellows- top, to keep off the rain. - "Rollo in Geneva", Jacob Abbott.