What does Blain mean?

Blain meaning in General Dictionary

An inflammatory inflammation or sore a bulla pustule or blister

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  • an inflammatory inflammation or sore
  • An inflammatory swelling or aching; a bulla, pustule, or blister.
  • A bladder developing on the foot of the tongue of a horse,u000du000a contrary to the windpipe, and preventing the air.

Blain meaning in Names Dictionary

Variant of Blaine: Thin.
Name Origin: Gaelic
Name Gender: Male


Blain meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English blegen "a sore," from Proto-Germanic *blajinon "a swelling" (cognates: Danish blegn, Dutch blein), from PIE *bhlei- "to swell," from root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell;" see bole.


Blain meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An inflammatory inflammation or aching; a bulla, pimple, or blister.

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  • (letter.) A bladder growing on base of the tongue of a horse, up against the windpipe, and stopping the breathing.