Blind piles
Piles Piles, n. pl. [L. pila a ball. Cf. {Pill} a medicine.] (Med.) The small, troublesome tumors or swellings about the anus and lower part of the rectum which are technically called {hemorrhoids}. See {Hemorrhoids}.

Note: [The singular {pile} is sometimes used.] [1913 Webster]

{Blind piles}, hemorrhoids which do not bleed. [1913 Webster]


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