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 for Plained
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plain \Plain\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plained; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Plaining.] [Cf. Plane, v.]
     1. To plane or level; to make plain or even on the surface.
        [R.]
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              We would rake Europe rather, plain the East.
                                                    --Wither.
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     2. To make plain or manifest; to explain.
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              What's dumb in show, I'll plain in speech. --Shak.
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