What does the word blow mean?

Usage examples for blow

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