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Meaning of PILES

Pronunciation:  pIlz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"
  2. [n]  pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter
 

PILES is a 5 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: dozens, gobs, haemorrhoid, heaps, hemorrhoid, lashings, loads, lots, oodles, rafts, scads, scores, slews, stacks, tons, wads
 
 See Also: hurting, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, pain

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Piles\, n. pl. [L. pila a ball. Cf. {Pill} a medicine.]
(Med.)
The small, troublesome tumors or swellings about the anus and
lower part of the rectum which are technically called
{hemorrhoids}. See {Hemorrhoids}.

Note: [The singular {pile} is sometimes used.]

{Blind piles}, hemorrhoids which do not bleed.

 

 

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