cain: Meaning and Definition of
- rent paid in kind, esp. a percentage of a farm crop.
- the first son of Adam and Eve, who murdered his brother Abel. Gen. 4.
- a murderer.
- He'll raise Cain when he finds out I lost his watch.
- become angry or violent:He'll raise Cain when he finds out I lost his watch.
- to behave in a boisterous manner; cause a disturbance:The students raised Cain while the teacher was out.
- 1892–1977, U.S. novelist.
- cain (Thesaurus)