Definition of Plain. Meaning of Plain. Synonyms of Plain

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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 expanse of land that generally does not change much in elevation, and is primarily treeless. Plains occur as lowlands...
- "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 (French: La Plaine), better known as The Marsh (French: Le Marais), was the label given to the majority of independent deputies in the French...
- A plain loaf, slices of which are known in Scots as plain breid (pronounced [plen brid]), is a traditional style of loaf made chiefly in Scotland and...
- Alluvial plain Atlantic coastal plain Coastal plains of Chile ****berland Plain, Australia Israeli coastal plain Mississippi embayment North European Plain "Coastal...
- Plain weave (also called tabby weave, linen weave or taffeta weave) is the most basic of three fundamental types of textile weaves (along with satin weave...
- In Christianity, the Sermon on the Plain refers to a set of teachings by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke, in 6:20–49. This sermon may be compared to the longer...
- The Great Plains (French: Grandes Plaines), sometimes simply "the Plains", is a broad expanse of flatland in North America. It is located west of the Mississippi...
- In computing, plain text is a loose term for data (e.g. file contents) that represent only characters of readable material but not its graphical representation...
- The plain parakeet (Brotogeris tirica) is a species of parrot in the family Psittacidae endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical...