Suf*flam"i*nate (?), v. t. [L. sufflaminatus, p.p. of sufflaminare to hold back by a clog, from sufflamen a clog.]
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.
Hence, to stop; to impede.
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