Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chilblain.
  • noun The condition of having chilblains.

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

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Examples

  • Tartars are affildled with ulcers, made by the cold, of the nature of what we call chilblains, but greatly worfe; and m Poland and Lithuania there rei {ns a peculiar difeafc called the plica poknlcaf fo terribly painful and pflfenHve, that fcarce any thing can be thought oi worie.

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  • The best approach to chilblains is to avoid developing it by limiting exposure to cold, dressing warmly and covering exposed skin.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • The best approach to chilblains is to avoid developing it by limiting exposure to cold, dressing warmly and covering exposed skin.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • I know you’re fussy, so I’ll tell you straight out …. .ummm … …. arrr … …. .ahhhhh … .. there’s only one ‘l’ in chilblains.

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  • Spring and a release from scratchy underclothes and chilblains and runny noses and afternoon dusk and drafty passages.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Spring and a release from scratchy underclothes and chilblains and runny noses and afternoon dusk and drafty passages.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Spring and a release from scratchy underclothes and chilblains and runny noses and afternoon dusk and drafty passages.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Once upon a time David Duckham, a genuine genius, stood on the wing at Twickenham and could count chilblains in bigger numbers than passes.

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  • The thought of chapped hands and chilblains was almost terrifying, and his heart sank at sight of the double storm-windows, which he knew were solidly fastened and unraisable, while the small ventilating panes, the size of ladies 'handkerchiefs, smote him with sensations of suffocation.

    THE PRODIGAL FATHER

  • There are people who believe that their Sony-Ericsson scarab not only spreads sweetness and light, but can also cure chilblains.

    iPhone worship has seen the media lose all sense of proportion

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