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
References in classic literature ?
Every time he got money he got drunk; and every time he got drunk he raised Cain around town; and every time he raised Cain he got jailed.
When the agreements were reached in Eastern Aleppo on the voluntary exodus of gunmen with arms from there, we were accused of ethnic cleansing, they raised Cain about this all over the world," Lavrov resumed.
His comments raised Cain here, coming at a time when the BJP is already facing public disgust over the Sant Samaj's reconversion programme.