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Definitions of piles

  1. Hemorrhoids, which see. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Pathol. Same as HEMORRHOIDS; the popular term. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. A disease of the veins at the extremity of the rectum, assuming a knotted or clustered form around the anus, called bleeding-piles when there is a discharge of blood from them, and blind-piles when there is none. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for piles

  1. A guard gestured toward the piles of cots and blankets. – Take the Reason Prisoner by John Joseph McGuire
  2. And plays Mazeppa, And piles the money up. – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters