Definition of pinswell in English:

pinswell

noun

English Regional, South-Western, Welsh English
  • A boil, an abscess, a pimple; an ulcer; a large blister.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Percyvall (c1558–1620), administrator and lexicographer. From pin + swell.

Pronunciation

pinswell

/ˈpɪnzwɪl//ˈpɪnzwɛl/