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wheal

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

whealn. [OE. whele, AS. hwele putrefaction, hwelian to putrefy.].
     A pustule; a whelk.  Wiseman.  [1913 Webster]
whealn. [Cf. Wale.].
  •  A more or less elongated mark raised by a stroke; also, a similar mark made by any cause; a weal; a wale.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Specifically (Med.), a flat, burning or itching eminence on the skin, such as is produced by a mosquito bite, or in urticaria.  [1913 Webster]
whealn. [Cornish hwel.].
     A mine.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

wheal, var. of WEAL(1).

THESAURUS

wheal

abscess, aposteme, bed sore, blain, bleb, blister, boil, bubo, bulla, bunion, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, chancre, chancroid, chilblain, cold sore, eschar, felon, fester, festering, fever blister, fistula, furuncle, furunculus, gathering, gumboil, hemorrhoids, kibe, lesion, papula, papule, paronychia, parulis, petechia, piles, pimple, pock, polyp, pustule, rising, scab, soft chancre, sore, stigma, strake, streak, stripe, sty, suppuration, swelling, tubercle, ulcer, ulceration, wale, weal, welt, whelk, whelp, whitlow, wound

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