leaf blower

noun

Definition of leaf blower

: a machine that generates a current of air used to collect loose leaves and debris He figures it would take two men with rakes and brooms a half hour to clear a typical driveway of a week's worth of leaves, or one man five minutes with a leaf blower.— Evelyn Nieves

First Known Use of leaf blower

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Leaf blower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf%20blower. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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