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blain

Syllabification: blain
Pronunciation: /blān
 
/

Definition of blain in English:

noun

rare
An inflamed swelling or sore on the skin. See chilblain.
Example sentences
  • The dust of books causes blains and hangnails; ingested it provokes dyspepsia, flatulence, and heartburn; in the lungs it is cancerous.
  • And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast.

Origin

Old English blegen; related to Dutch blein.

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