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 for Piles
From 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]

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