From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pimple \Pim"ple\, n. [AS. p[imac]pelian to blister; cf. L.
   papula pimple.]
   1. (Med.) Any small acuminated elevation of the cuticle,
      whether going on to suppuration or not. "All eyes can see
      a pimple on her nose." --Pope.
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   2. Fig.: A swelling or protuberance like a pimple. "A pimple
      that portends a future sprout." --Cowper.
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