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Smith's Bible Dictionary
Fan. A winnowing-shovel, with which grain was thrown up against the wind to be cleansed from the chaff and straw. Isaiah 30:24; Matthew 3:12. A large wooden fork is used at the present day.
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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Fan'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/f/fan.html. 1901.