blain

noun
\ ˈblān How to pronounce blain (audio) \

Definition of blain

: an inflammatory swelling or sore

First Known Use of blain

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blain

Middle English, from Old English blegen; akin to Middle Low German bleine blain, Old English blāwan to blow

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“Blain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blain. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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blain

noun
\ ˈblān How to pronounce blain (audio) \

Medical Definition of blain

: an inflammatory swelling or sore

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