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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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I meet with Caines and the JET senior management team in Ray's Bar on the 62nd floor of JET overlooking the restaurant as he makes a final reconnaissance visit ahead of a soft launch in mid-September - to test the restaurant's menu, systems and processes - and the planned full-scale opening on October 1, 2015.
Council investigators seized his music system twice in the last six months and on Friday he was found guilty in his absence of two offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 at Birmingham Magistrates' Court Caines, 21, of Grosvenor Road, Handsworth, was fined PS1,400 and ordered to pay court costs of PS1,492.
Slateware by Michael Caines was produced using Caines' designs.
Solihull-born Caines, 32, was once confined to a wheelchair by sporting injuries, but went on to represent Great Britain at the Athens and Sydney games Although now retired from the track, Caines visited Barrs Hill School, in Radford Road,, as part of the Sky Sports Living For Sport project.
At Payton Jewell Caines, she will take responsibility for launching a rental agency in Port Talbot running in conjunction with the residential sales business.
Caines, a former financial adviser from Birmingham, was jailed for life for repeatedly stabbing Colin Hickman, a Moseley lawyer, in March 1994.
Already the fastest man in the world over the distance this year, Caines won in 45.
Booze is definitely out - but that still leaves food to enjoy and Caines intends to indulge his junk-food passion to the max.
In three glorious 200m semi-finals last night, Caines and Malcolm progressed into the final only for a projected clean sweep of the medals to be squashed by a pair of Poles.
Birmingham bullet Caines turned to porridge because he refuses to use any of the controversial food supplements which many banned athletes have blamed for positive drug tests.
If you are Michael Caine, you give up the Hollywood rat race, with all the attendant fears of box-office flops that haunt movie idols, and you rest on your laurels.
Described by Jumeirah at Etihad Towers' director of F&B, Loughlin Druhan as being "so flexible and easy to work with", Caines is expecting to visit the restaurant around six times a year.