AskDefine | Define blain

Dictionary Definition

blain n : an inflammatory swelling or sore

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A skin swelling or sore; a blister; a blotch.

Extensive Definition

Blain may refer to:




  • Blain (distemper), a swelling on the root of the tongue, occurring in animals
  • Bláin, another name for the Norse giant Ymir
  • Chilblain, a medical condition similar to frostbite

See also

blain in German: Blain
blain in French: Blain (homonymie)
blain in Volapük: Blain
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