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Blown upon

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Made the subject of a scandal. His reputation has been blown upon, means has been the subject of talk wherein something derogatory was hinted at or even asserted. Blown upon by the breath of slander.

Blown,” meaning stale, tainted, is probably the same as the above; but blown upon cannot be.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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3. Blow (To)
4. Blow
Blow a Cloud
Blow Me (an oath)
Blow Out (A)
Blow-point
Blown
Blown Herrings
Blown upon
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Blowzy
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