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Meaning of EXSUFFLATION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`suf*fla"tion\, n. [Cf. LL. exsufflatio.]
1. A blast from beneath. [Obs.] --Bacon.

2. (Eccles.) A kind of exorcism by blowing with the breath.
   --Jer. Taylor.

3. (Physiol.) A strongly forced expiration of air from the
   lungs.

 

 

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