Definition of Stains

1. Noun. (plural of stain) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of stain) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stains

1. stain [v] - See also: stain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stains

stainer
stainers
stainest
staineth
staining
stainings
stainless
stainless-steel
stainless steel
stainlesses
stainlessly
stainlessness
stainproof
stains (current term)
stains-all
stair
stair-carpet
stair-rod
stair-step
stair railings
staircase
staircase lock
staircase locks
staircase phenomenon
staircase wit
staircaselike
staircases
stairchair

Literary usage of Stains

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1. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals: A by Gilbert Charles Bourne, Arthur Bolles Lee (1900)
"As to Plasma stains.—By a plasma stain is generally meant, rather vaguely, ... Good plasma stains are much wanted. Unfortunately such a thing can hardly be ..."

2. Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1856)
"If the stains be recent, most persons may be competent to form an opinion; but the physical characters of blood are soon changed, even when the stuff is ..."

3. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (1839)
"If a lady stains her honour, she has only need to swallow one cake, and she's cured at once—for it's poison. If a gentleman KUDU to prove his, ..."

4. Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1856)
"Examination of Hood-stains.—It might appear at first sight a very easy matter to say whether certain suspected spots or stains on articles of clothing, ..."

5. Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor, Edward Hartshorne (1853)
"Examination of blood-stains.—It might appear at first sight a very easy BBS to say whether certain suspected spots or stains on articles of clothing, ..."

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