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Meaning of CHILBLAIN

Pronunciation:  'chil`bleyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture
 

CHILBLAIN is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: chilblains, pernio
 
 See Also: blain, kibe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Chil"blain`\, n. [Chill + Blain.]
    A blain, sore, or inflammatory swelling, produced by exposure
    of the feet or hands to cold, and attended by itching, pain,
    and sometimes ulceration.
    
    
  2. \Chil"blain`\, v. t.
    To produce chilblains upon.
    
    
 
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