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An inflammation followed by itchy irritation on the hands, feet, or ears, resulting from exposure to moist cold.

chil′blained′ adj.
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Adj.1.chilblained - having chilblains; "her poor chilblained hands"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
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Less chilblained hands in the neighbourhood as a result, I expect.
Let's move the Golden Globes to our sub-zero shores, rename them the Chilblained Thighs and dedicate them to acts of celebrity stupidity and shallowness.
Compare his autonomy and fame, the mansions housing him and the state dinners at which he regularly feasted, with the shopkeeper-turned-soldier in the militia or the Continental Army whose days passed in chilblained, hungry misery.