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Other Blain Definition

[n] an inflammatory swelling or sore

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chilblain, chilblains, pernio, sore

Misc. Definitions

\Blain\ (bl[=a]n), n. [OE. blein, bleyn, AS. bl[=e]gen; akin to Dan. blegn, D. blein; perh. fr. the same root as E. bladder. See {Bladder}.]
1. An inflammatory swelling or sore; a bulla, pustule, or blister. Blotches and blains must all his flesh emboss. --Milton.
2. (Far.) A bladder growing on the root of the tongue of a horse, against the windpipe, and stopping the breath.

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