Definition of chilblained in English:



  • See chilblain

    • ‘There was no change of clothing to be had; wet boots enclosed ill-stockinged, chilblained feet; bodies remained unwashed through lack of basic facilities, or from sheer tiredness.’
    • ‘Consequently, this will result in chilblained or frostbitten hands, feet, and ears.’
    • ‘With Spartan fortitude he had to squeeze his chilblained feet into wet socks and soggy boots frozen solid.’
    • ‘Just ask the chilblained citizens of Minnesota.’
    • ‘In the long run this may lead to chilblained hands and/or feet.’