from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chapped or inflamed area on the skin, especially on the heel, resulting from exposure to cold; an ulcerated chillblain.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a chilblain or ulcer, especially on the heel of the foot
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A chap or crack in the flesh occasioned by cold; an ulcerated chilblain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chap or crack in the flesh, caused by cold; an ulcerated chilblain, as on the heel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. ulcerated chilblain on the heel
_kaab_ would be translated, in old English, "kibe;"
He talked a lot longer than Obama, but he did very well. velosia kibe
In Brazil, it is called quibe or kibe; elsewhere in Latin America, kipe or quipe.
_ Ay, sir; and where lies that? if 'twere a kibe, [408-68] 'Twould put me to my slipper: but I feel not
All ungalled of him is each courtier's heel or great man's kibe.
QUOTATION: The age is grown so picked that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, he galls his kibe.
But now, sir, the clouted shoe of the peasant galls the kibe or the courtier.
By the Lord, Horatio, these three years I have taken note of it; the age is grown so picked that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heel of the courtier, he galls his kibe.
So making a little longer step than I should otherwise have done I "galled his kibe."
By the Lord, Horatio, these three years I have taken note of it; the age is grown so picked15 that the toe of the peasant comes so near the heels of our courtier, he galls his kibe.