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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Painter \Paint"er\, n. [See 1st Paint.] One whose occupation is to paint; esp.: (a) One who covers buildings, ships, ironwork, and the like, with paint. (b) An artist who represents objects or scenes in color on a flat surface, as canvas, plaster, or the like. [1913 Webster] Painter's colic. (Med.) See Lead colic, under Colic. Painter stainer. (a) A painter of coats of arms. --Crabb. (b) A member of a livery company or guild in London, bearing this name. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Colic \Col"ic\, n. [F. colique, fr. L. colicus sick with the colic, Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?, the colon. The disease is so named from its being seated in or near the colon. See Colon.] (Med.) A severe paroxysmal pain in the abdomen, due to spasm, obstruction, or distention of some one of the hollow viscera. [1913 Webster] Hepatic colic, the severe pain produced by the passage of a gallstone from the liver or gall bladder through the bile duct. Intestinal colic, or Ordinary colic, pain due to distention of the intestines by gas. Lead colic, Painter's colic, a violent form of intestinal colic, associated with obstinate constipation, produced by chronic lead poisoning. Renal colic, the severe pain produced by the passage of a calculus from the kidney through the ureter. Wind colic. See Intestinal colic, above. [1913 Webster]