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per-flo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. and n.,
I.to blow through or over (not in Cæs.).
I. Act.: “cum venti nubila perflant,Lucr. 6, 132; cf. id. 6, 136, and Ov. R. Am. 369: “unde (nubilarium) commodissime perflari possit,Varr. R. R. 1, 13: “venti terras turbine perflant,Verg. A. 1, 83: “colles, qui cum perflantur ipsi, tum adferunt umbram vallibus,Cic. Rep. 2, 6, 11: “granaria perflari undique malunt,Plin. 18, 30, 73, § 302: “murmura conchā,to sound by blowing through, Luc. 9, 348: “perflata est terra austro,Vulg. Job, 37, 17.—
II. Neutr., to blow through, to blow, Col. 2, 21, 5: “perflantibus undique procellis,Plin. 2, 107, 111, § 240.
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