Mother's mark


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(Med.) a congenital mark upon the body; a birthmark; a nævus.

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His mother's mark was on everything, there was no doubting whose house it was.
BIRTHDAY GIRL: Flo's older sister Peg, right, welcomes her to the 100 club and, inset, Flo arrives for the party in the Queen Mother's Mark 7 Jaguar
In the first section, for example, entitled "The Mother's Mark," the opening italicized passage establishes Awkward's preference for situating literary and/or cultural commentary in italics, thus forcing the reader to wonder whether Awkward is (or isn't) breaking with the convention of using italics for one's most intimate thoughts.