One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action of blowing through or on something; especially ventilation provided by air blowing through a space; an instance of this.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Browne (1605–1682), physician and author. From post-classical Latin perflation-, perflatio action of blowing through from classical Latin perflāt-, past participial stem of perflāre + -iō.
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