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blain

 (blān)
n.
A skin swelling or sore; a blister; a blotch.

[Middle English, from Old English blegen.]

blain

(bleɪn)
n
(Pathology) a blister, blotch, or sore on the skin
[Old English blegen; related to Middle Low German bleine]

blain

(bleɪn)

n.
an inflammatory swelling or sore.
[before 1000; Middle English blein(e), Old English blegene, c. Middle Dutch bleine]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blain - an inflammatory swelling or soreblain - an inflammatory swelling or sore  
sore - an open skin infection
chilblain, chilblains, pernio - inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture
Translations

blain

n. llaga, ampolla, pústula.
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Blain responded with a stunning 96 not out as Whitland reached 147-1 to clinch only their third win of the season.
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Blain, released in a staff cull at Yorkshire four months ago, said: "I'm grateful to West for giving me the opportunity to continue developing as a coach.
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Though primarily a team-based race, with the top three riders from each side determining points allocation for their outfits, Blain celebrated as he crossed the finish line on Lord Street at the end of contest which ebbed and flowed for long periods, enthralling the packed crowd.
Boys' singles: B Mellish beat M Phizacklea 21-16, 15-21, 21-19; T Appleyard beat J Blain 21-18, 19-21, 22-20; J Foster beat A Robinson 26-24, 21-15; D Conway beat C Allinson 21-9, 21-11.
Blain walked out for "personal reasons" but the World Cup technical committee have allowed Scotland to draft in MacLeod as a replacement even though the switch is not injuryrelated.