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Definition of Plain

Plain
Plain Plain, v. i. [OE. playne, pleyne, fr. F. plaindre. See Plaint.] To lament; to bewail; to complain. [Archaic & Poetic] --Milton. We with piteous heart unto you pleyne. --Chaucer.
Plain
Plain Plain, v. t. To lament; to mourn over; as, to plain a loss. [Archaic & Poetic] --Sir J. Harrington.
Plain
Plain Plain, n. [Cf. OF. plaigne, F. plaine. See Plain, a.] 1. Level land; usually, an open field or a broad stretch of land with an even surface, or a surface little varied by inequalities; as, the plain of Jordan; the American plains, or prairies. Descending fro the mountain into playn. --Chaucer. Him the Ammonite Worshiped in Rabba and her watery plain. --Milton. 2. A field of battle. [Obs.] --Arbuthnot. Lead forth my soldiers to the plain. --Shak.
Plain
Plain Plain, adv. In a plain manner; plainly. ``To speak short and pleyn.' --Chaucer. ``To tell you plain.' --Shak.

Meaning of Plain from wikipedia

- In geography, a plain is a flat, sweeping landm**** that generally does not change much in elevation. Plains occur as lowlands along the bottoms of valleys...
- "On a Plain" is a song by American rock band, Nirvana, written by vocalist and guitarist, Kurt Cobain. It is the 11th track on their second album, Nevermind...
- The Plain White Banner was one of the Eight Banners of Manchu military and society. It was one of the three "upper" banners (Plain Yellow, Bordered Yellow...
- A plain bearing, or more commonly sliding bearing and slide bearing (in railroading sometimes called a solid bearing or friction bearing[citation needed])...
- Plain Jane may refer to: Plain Jane (TV series), a U.S. TV series airing on The CW Plain Jane (band), an American band from the late 1980s Plain Jane (album)...
- An abyssal plain is an underwater plain on the deep ocean floor, usually found at depths between 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) and 6,000 metres (20,000 ft)....
- Plain White T's (read as "plain white tees") are an American rock band from Lombard, Illinois, formed in 1997 by high school friends Tom Higgenson, Dave...
- A floodplain or flood plain is an area of land adjacent to a stream or river which stretches from the banks of its channel to the base of the enclosing...
- of musical composition which is observed throughout the later history of plain chant, the choral compositions being of a simple kind, the solo compositions...
- Indo-Gangetic Plain, also known as the Indus-Ganga Plain and the North Indian River Plain, is a 630-million-acre (2.5-million km2) fertile plain encomp****ing...
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