whiffed


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whiff \Whiff\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whiffed; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Whiffing.]
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   1. To throw out in whiffs; to consume in whiffs; to puff.
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   2. To carry or convey by a whiff, or as by a whiff; to puff
      or blow away.
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            Old Empedocles, . . . who, when he leaped into Etna,
            having a dry, sear body, and light, the smoke took
            him, and whiffed him up into the moon. --B. Jonson.
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