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blower (n.)

early 12c. (originally of horn-blowers), from Old English blawere, agent noun from blow (v.1). Of mechanical devices from 1795. As a colloquial word for "speaking-tube," 1922, hence also by extension "telephone."

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Definitions of blower from WordNet

blower (n.)
a device that produces a current of air;
blower (n.)
a fan run by an electric motor;
Synonyms: electric fan
blower (n.)
large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals;
Synonyms: cetacean / cetacean mammal
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