piles

Primary Meanings of piles

1.
n
a large number or amount
2.
n
pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter
Full Definitions of piles
1

n a large number or amount

Synonyms:
dozens, gobs, heaps, lashings, loads, lots, oodles, rafts, scads, scores, slews, stacks, tons, wads
Type of:
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity
an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
2

n pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter

Synonyms:
haemorrhoid, hemorrhoid
Type of:
hurting, pain
a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

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