sufflaminate

Sufflaminate

Suf*flam"i*nate\, v. t. [L. sufflaminatus, p. p. of sufflaminare to hold back by a clog, from sufflamen a clog.]

1. To retard the motion of, as a carriage, by preventing one or more of its wheels from revolving, either by means of a chain or otherwise. [Obs.]

2. Hence, to stop; to impede. [Obs.] --Barrow.
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