Piles n. pl. 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.]
Blind piles, hemorrhoids which do not bleed.
n 1: pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal
sphincter [syn: hemorrhoid, haemorrhoid]
2: a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she
amassed a mountain of newspapers" [syn: tons, dozens,
heaps, lots, mountain, scores, stacks, loads,
rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings]