pock

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1pock

noun \ˈpäk\

Definition of POCK

:  a pustule in an eruptive disease (as smallpox); also :  a spot suggesting such a pustule

Examples of POCK

  1. <noticed strange pocks on his torso>

Origin of POCK

Middle English pokke, from Old English pocc; akin to Middle Low German & Middle Dutch pocke pock
First Known Use: before 12th century

2pock

verb

: to make holes in or marks on (something)

Full Definition of POCK

transitive verb
:  to mark with or as if with pocks :  pit

Examples of POCK

  1. one of the many craters that pock the moon's surface

First Known Use of POCK

1841

pock

noun \ˈpäk\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POCK

: a pustule in an eruptive disease (as smallpox)

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