Definition of blain in English:

blain

noun

rare
  • An inflamed swelling or sore on the skin.

    • ‘The dust of books causes blains and hangnails; ingested it provokes dyspepsia, flatulence, and heartburn; in the lungs it is cancerous.’
    • ‘And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast.’
    pimple, pustule, blemish, blackhead, boil, swelling, eruption, wen, sty
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Origin

Old English blegen, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch blein.

Pronunciation:

blain

/bleɪn/