• (v. t.) To make turgid, as with water or air; to cause a swelling of the surface of, from effusion of serum in the cellular tissue, producing a morbid enlargement, often accompanied with softness.
  • (v. t.) To inflate; to puff up; to make vain.
  • (v. i.) To grow turgid as by effusion of liquid in the cellular tissue; to puff out; to swell.
  • (a.) Bloated.
  • (n.) A term of contempt for a worthless, dissipated fellow.
  • (v. t.) To dry (herrings) in smoke. See Blote.

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