Definition of Fanned

1. Adjective. Especially spread in a fan shape. "The spread-out cards"

Exact synonyms: Spread-out
Similar to: Distributed



Definition of Fanned

1. Verb. (past of fan) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fanned

1. fan [v] - See also: fan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fanned

fanjet
fanjets
fank
fankle
fankled
fankles
fankling
fanks
fanless
fanlight
fanlights
fanlike
fanlisting
fanlistings
fanmade
fanned (current term)
fannel
fannell
fannells
fannels
fanner
fanners
fannerved
fannies
fanning
fannings
fannish
fanny about
fanny around

Literary usage of Fanned

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"The camp doth move ; 780 His was no nickering flame, that dies Unless when fanned by looks and sighs And lighted oft at lady's eyes; ..."

2. Southern Literary Messenger (1849)
"... seems To pass from earth, and catch bright gleams Of hidden things; Hears voices from the belter land, And earthly slumberers are fanned By angel wings. ..."

3. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... who, from motives of private luere or inordinate ambition, have fanned a flame which, if they were willing, they are now, perhaps, unable to extinguish. ..."

4. A View of the Causes and Consequences of the Present War with France by Thomas Erskine Erskine (1797)
"... chat riia would terminate the E«gr}tia:io«, and trar. fanned tkc note and confidential i co- his ..."

5. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"... of plunder.1 This incident was not long in finding its way to the Narragansetts, and it fanned their animosity against the Mohegans into a hotter flame. ..."

6. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1835)
"... be excited in the North, which may concur in the desire of disunion, and which may, by the artful action of foreign emissaries, be fanned into a flame. ..."

7. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"This was the attachment which be fanned for a young and ami Carthaginians, ficht in his imagination !' Yet it is presented to us in an isolated paragraph, ..."

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