blow

Part of speech: verb

To bloom.

Part of speech: verb

To move or affect by a current of air; inflate, as molten glass; sound, as a trumpet.

Part of speech: verb

To put out of breath.

Part of speech: verb

To lay eggs in, as flies in meat.

Part of speech: verb

To emit a current, as of air; move in or be carried by the wind.

Part of speech: verb

To sound by being blown.

Part of speech: verb

To pant; be winded.

Part of speech: noun

A sudden or violent stroke; thump; shock; calamity.

Part of speech: noun

The act of blowing; a blast.

Part of speech: noun

The egg of a fly; a flyblow.

Part of speech: noun

The state of flowering; a mass of blossoms.

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Usage examples "blow":

  1. " I can't help it," he said, " I've had a blow. - "The Garden Party", Katherine Mansfield.
  2. He paused and waited for the match to blow out. - "A Romance of Wastdale", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
  3. And didn't he give us a blow- out! - "A Hero of Romance", Richard Marsh.