Pim"ple (?), n. [AS. pipelian to blister; cf. L. papula pimple.]

1. Med.

Any small acuminated elevation of the cuticle, whether going on to suppuration or not.

"All eyes can see a pimple on her nose."

Pope.

2.

Fig.: A swelling or protuberance like a pimple.

"A pimple that portends a future sprout."

Cowper.

 

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