Pock definition

pŏk
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A pustule caused by smallpox or a similar eruptive disease.
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A mark or scar left in the skin by such a pustule; a pockmark.
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To mark with pocks; pit.
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A pustule caused by smallpox or some other disease.
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A pustule caused by smallpox or a similar eruptive disease.
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A mark or scar left in the skin by such a pustule; a pockmark.
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To mark with pocks; pit.
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A pus filled swelling on the surface on the skin caused by an eruptive disease.
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Any pit, especially one formed as a scar.
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To scar or mark with pits.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pock
Plural:
pocks

Origin of pock

  • Middle English pokke from Old English pocc

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English pocc, from Proto-Germanic *puh- (“swell up, blow up") (compare Dutch pok, Low German Pocke).

    From Wiktionary