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chilblain


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chilblain  \Chil"blain`\,  n.  [Chill  +  Blain.] 
  A  blain,  sore,  or  inflammatory  swelling,  produced  by  exposure 
  of  the  feet  or  hands  to  cold,  and  attended  by  itching,  pain, 
  and  sometimes  ulceration. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chilblain  \Chil"blain`\,  v.  t. 
  To  produce  chilblains  upon 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chilblain 
  n  :  inflammation  of  the  hands  and  feet  caused  by  exposure  to 
  cold  and  moisture  [syn:  {chilblains},  {pernio}] 




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