noun Date: 1685 1. a small tubular instrument for directing a jet of air or other gas into a flame so as to concentrate and increase the heat 2. blowgun 3. a tubular instrument used for revealing or cleaning a bodily cavity by forcing air into it 4. a long metal tube on the end of which a glassmaker gathers a quantity of molten glass and through which he blows to expand and shape it

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