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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blain  \Blain\  (bl[=a]n),  n.  [OE.  blein,  bleyn  AS  bl[=e]gen; 
  akin  to  Dan.  blegn  D.  blein;  perh.  fr  the  same  root  as  E. 
  bladder.  See  {Bladder}.] 
  1.  An  inflammatory  swelling  or  sore;  a  bulla,  pustule,  or 
  blister. 
 
  Blotches  and  blains  must  all  his  flesh  emboss. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  (Far.)  A  bladder  growing  on  the  root  of  the  tongue  of  a 
  horse,  against  the  windpipe,  and  stopping  the  breath. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blain 
  n  :  an  inflammatory  swelling  or  sore 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Blain,  PA  (borough,  FIPS  6824) 
  Location:  40.33722  N,  77.51222  W 
  Population  (1990):  266  (107  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  17006 




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