[chil-bleyn] /ˈtʃɪl bleɪn/
noun, Usually, chilblains, Pathology.
an inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture.
(pathol) (usually pl) an inflammation of the fingers, toes, or ears, caused by prolonged exposure to moisture and cold Technical name pernio
1540s, from chill (n.) + blain “inflamed swelling or sore on skin.” Related: Chilblains.
chilblain chil·blain (chĭl’blān’)
Erythema, itching, and burning, especially of the dorsa of the fingers and toes, and of the heels, nose, and ears, resulting from exposure to moist cold. Also called erythema pernio.
[chil-kat] /ˈtʃɪl kæt/ noun, plural Chilcats (especially collectively) Chilcat. 1. . [chil-kat] /ˈtʃɪl kæt/ noun, plural Chilkats (especially collectively) Chilkat. 1. a member of an Indian people of the Pacific coastal area of southeastern Alaska belonging to the Tlingit group of Indians.
[chahyld] /tʃaɪld/ noun, plural children. 1. a person between birth and full growth; a boy or girl: books for children. 2. a son or daughter: All my children are married. 3. a baby or infant. 4. a human fetus. 5. a childish person: He’s such a child about money. 6. a descendant: a child of […]
noun 1. mistreatment of a child by a parent or guardian, including neglect, beating, and sexual molestation. noun 1. physical, sexual, or emotional ill-treatment or neglect of a child, esp by those responsible for its welfare See also nonaccidental injury
- Child-abuse register
noun 1. (social welfare) (in Britain) a list of children deemed to be at risk of abuse or injury from their parents or guardians, compiled and held by a local authority, area health authority, or NSPCC Special Unit Also called NAI register