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pock

 (pŏk)
n.
1. A pustule caused by smallpox or a similar eruptive disease.
2. A mark or scar left in the skin by such a pustule; a pockmark.
tr.v. pocked, pock·ing, pocks
To mark with pocks; pit.

[Middle English pokke, from Old English pocc.]

pock′y adj.

pock

(pɒk)
n
1. (Pathology) any pustule resulting from an eruptive disease, esp from smallpox
2. (Pathology) another word for pockmark1
[Old English pocc; related to Middle Dutch pocke, perhaps to Latin bucca cheek]
ˈpocky adj

pock

(pɒk)

n.
1. a pustule on the body in an eruptive disease, as smallpox.
2. a pockmark.
3. a pit, hole, or the like.
[before 1000; Middle English pokke, Old English poc; c. German Pocke; perhaps akin to Old English pocca. See poke2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pock - a pustule in an eruptive disease
smallpox, variola, variola major - a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars
pustule - a small inflamed elevation of skin containing pus; a blister filled with pus
Verb1.pock - mark with a scarpock - mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
nock, score, mark - make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
blemish, deface, disfigure - mar or spoil the appearance of; "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue"
pockmark - mark with or as if with pockmarks; "Her face was pockmarked by the disease"
cicatrise, cicatrize - form a scar, after an injury; "the skin will cicatrize and it will heal soon"
Translations

pock

[pɒk] N (= pustule) → pústula f (also pockmark) (= scar) → picadura f, hoyuelo m

pock

n (= pustule)Pocke f, → Blatter f; (= mark)Pocken- or Blatternarbe f

pock

:
pockmark
pockmarked
adj facepockennarbig; surfacenarbig; the pock surface of the moondie mit Kratern übersäte Oberfläche des Mondes; pock with bullet holesmit Einschüssen übersät
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