What does chilblain mean?

Definitions for chilblainˈtʃɪl bleɪn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word chilblain.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chilblain, chilblains, pernio(noun)

    inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture


  1. chilblain(Noun)

    An itchy purple red inflammation of the skin, especially of the hands, feet and ears. It occurs when capillaries below the skin are damaged by exposure to cold weather.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chilblain(noun)

    a blain, sore, or inflammatory swelling, produced by exposure of the feet or hands to cold, and attended by itching, pain, and sometimes ulceration

  2. Chilblain(verb)

    to produce chilblains upon

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chilblain

    chil′blān, n. a localised inflammation of the skin which occurs in cold weather on hands and feet, more rarely on ears and nose. [Chill and Blain.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chilblain in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chilblain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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