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Meaning of CHILBLAIN

Pronunciation:  'chil`bleyn

WordNet Dictionary
[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
  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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