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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
References in classic literature ?
There were Cains and Abels, Pharaohs' daughters; Queens of Sheba, Angelic messengers descending through the air on clouds like feather-beds, Abrahams, Belshazzars, Apostles putting off to sea in butter-boats, hundreds of figures to attract his thoughts -- and yet that face of Marley, seven years dead, came like the ancient Prophet's rod, and swallowed up the whole.
Cains this month announced that it was suspending all brewing at its Parliament Street home and shutting down its lossmaking supermarket own-label brewing and canning arm, leading to the loss of 38 jobs.
The brothers originally applied for membership in 2002 after acquiring Cains but, despite satisfying the IFBB's four main criteria, were turned down 18months later after the organisation introduced a new rule that applicants must have been in continual ownership for 10 years.
It has linked up with Boston-based beer importer Win-It-Too for two export shipments totalling 104,930 bottles of Cains Export Lager, Cains Bitter and Cains Mild.
The new group - formed from Preston-based Honeycombe and the Cains Brewery - will be renamed Cains Beer Company to capitalise on the strength of the Cains brand.
Gedney Company to acquire the pickle and related products business from Cains Foods LP, of Ayer, Mass.
We initiated this transaction and advised Cains Foods in the negotiations," said Tim Tully, managing partner of Ulin & Holland.
Cains announced on Friday it was closing its loss-making supermarket own-label brewing and canning operation and axing 38 jobs.
The Stanhope Street business will now supply its bottled Cains Export Lager to Morrisons' network, joining its Cains Raisin beer, the UK's first ale brewed with raisins, on the shelves.
After two years of negotiation the brewery has been named as an official supplier--its beers will be at all Capital of Culture events over the next four years and every can and bottle produced by Cains will be stamped with the '08 logo.
1917: Brewery merges with Walkers of Warrington to become Walker Cains.
PricewaterhouseCoopers said: "If the customers have a direct supply from Cains, there shouldn't be a problem.