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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter;
[syn: hemorrhoid, haemorrhoid, piles]

2. a large number or amount;
- Example: "made lots of new friends"
- Example: "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
[syn: tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

piles n 1: pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter [syn: hemorrhoid, haemorrhoid, piles] 2: a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers" [syn: tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings]