Cain

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Cain

 (kān)
In the Bible, the eldest son of Adam and Eve, who murdered his brother Abel out of jealousy and was condemned to be a fugitive.

cain

(keɪn) or

kain

n
(Historical Terms) history (in Scotland and Ireland) payment in kind, usually farm produce paid as rent
[C12: from Scottish Gaelic cāin rent, perhaps ultimately from Late Latin canōn tribute (see canon); compare Middle Irish cāin law]

Cain

(keɪn)
n
1. (Biography) the first son of Adam and Eve, who killed his brother Abel (Genesis 4:1–16)
2. raise Cain
a. to cause a commotion
b. to react or protest heatedly

Cain

(keɪn)

n.
the first son of Adam and Eve, who murdered his brother Abel. Gen. 4.
Idioms:
raise Cain, to behave boisterously or violently; make a disturbance.
Cain•it′ic, adj.

Cain

(keɪn)
James M., 1892–1977, U.S. novelist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cain - (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Cain killed Abel out of jealousy and was exiled by God
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Translations

Cain

[keɪn] NCaín
to raise Cainarmar la gorda, protestar enérgicamente

Cain

nKain m; to raise Cain (inf: = be noisy) → Radau machen (inf), → lärmen; (= protest)Krach schlagen (inf)

Cain

[keɪn] nCaino
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