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Meaning of POCK

Pronunciation:  pâk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a pustule in an eruptive disease
  2. [v]  mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
 

POCK is a 4 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: mark, pit, scar
 
 See Also: blemish, cicatrise, cicatrize, deface, disfigure, incise, pockmark, pustule, smallpox, variola

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pock\, n. [OE. pokke, AS. pocc, poc; akin to D. pok, G.
pocke, and perh. to E. poke a pocket. Cf. {Pox}.] (Med.)
A pustule raised on the surface of the body in variolous and
vaccine diseases.

      Of pokkes and of scab every sore.        --Chaucer.

 
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