Definition of Blain

1. Noun. An inflammatory swelling or sore.

Generic synonyms: Sore
Specialized synonyms: Chilblain, Chilblains, Pernio



Definition of Blain

1. n. An inflammatory swelling or sore; a bulla, pustule, or blister.

Definition of Blain

1. Noun. A skin swelling or sore; a blister; a blotch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blain

1. a blister [n -S]

Medical Definition of Blain

1. 1. An inflammatory swelling or sore; a bulla, pustule, or blister. "Blotches and blains must all his flesh emboss." (Milton) 2. A bladder growing on the root of the tongue of a horse, against the windpipe, and stopping the breath. Origin: OE. Blein, bleyn, AS. Blgen; akin to Dan. Blegn, D. Blein; perh. Fr. The same root as E. Bladder. See Bladder. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blain

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blain (current term)
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blame Canada
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Literary usage of Blain

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1. Pacific States Reports by California Supreme Court, Idaho Supreme Court, Kansas Supreme Court, Montana Supreme Court, Nevada Supreme Court, Oregon Supreme Court, Utah Supreme Court, Washington (State). Supreme Court (1912)
"... that said note, with said mortgage, was then turned over to said blain, who still has pos- 'In court, Irby v. blain. 31 Kan. 716, 3 Pac. Rep. ..."

2. Acts Passed at the ... Session of the General Assembly for the Commonwealth by Kentucky (1874)
"AN ACT for the benefit of Mary blain and Georgia Aun Hays. WHEREAS, Malvina blain, of color, of Lincoln county, died intestate, and possessed of a small ..."

3. United States-Norway Arbitration Under the Special Agreement of June 30 by United States, William Cullen Dennis, Permanent Court of Arbitration (1922)
"F. blain, Telegram, August ft. 1917 399 Todd Shipyards Corporation to AV. ... F. blain, August 22. 1917 402 JF blain to Seattle Construction & Dry Dock ..."

4. Sketches of Virginia, Historical and Biographical by William Henry Foote (1855)
"DANIEL blain. FOR those fond only of the exciting, and the thrilling, ... Daniel blain presented in his life and character little that is pleasing. ..."

5. Pacific States Reports by California Supreme Court, Idaho Supreme Court, Kansas Supreme Court, Montana Supreme Court, Nevada Supreme Court, Oregon Supreme Court, Utah Supreme Court, Washington (State). Supreme Court (1912)
"... that said note, with said mortgage, was then turned over to said blain, who still has pos- 'In court, Irby v. blain. 31 Kan. 716, 3 Pac. Rep. ..."

6. Acts Passed at the ... Session of the General Assembly for the Commonwealth by Kentucky (1874)
"AN ACT for the benefit of Mary blain and Georgia Aun Hays. WHEREAS, Malvina blain, of color, of Lincoln county, died intestate, and possessed of a small ..."

7. United States-Norway Arbitration Under the Special Agreement of June 30 by United States, William Cullen Dennis, Permanent Court of Arbitration (1922)
"F. blain, Telegram, August ft. 1917 399 Todd Shipyards Corporation to AV. ... F. blain, August 22. 1917 402 JF blain to Seattle Construction & Dry Dock ..."

8. Sketches of Virginia, Historical and Biographical by William Henry Foote (1855)
"DANIEL blain. FOR those fond only of the exciting, and the thrilling, ... Daniel blain presented in his life and character little that is pleasing. ..."

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