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pock

noun \ ˈpäk \

Definition of pock

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

Examples of pock in a Sentence

  1. noticed strange pocks on his torso

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Origin and Etymology of pock

Middle English pokke, from Old English pocc; akin to Middle Low German & Middle Dutch pocke pock

pock Synonyms


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pock

verb

Definition of pock

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

Examples of pock in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of pock

1841


POCK Defined for English Language Learners

pock

verb

Definition of pock for English Language Learners

  • : to make holes in or marks on (something)


POCK Defined for Kids

pock

noun \ ˈpäk \

Definition of pock for Students

:a small swelling like a pimple on the skin (as in smallpox) or the mark it leaves

Medical Dictionary

pock

noun \ ˈpäk \

medical Definition of pock

:a pustule in an eruptive disease (as smallpox)


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