Definitions for pockpɒk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a pustule on the body in an eruptive disease, as smallpox.
a pit, hole, or the like.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of pock:
bef. 1000; ME pokke, OE poc; c. G Pocke; perh. akin to OE pocca. See poke2
a pustule in an eruptive disease
scar, mark, pock, pit(verb)
mark with a scar
"The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
A pus filled swelling on the surface on the skin caused by an eruptive disease.
Any pit, especially one formed as a scar
To scar or mark with pits
Origin: From pocc, from puh- (compare Dutch pok, Low German Pocke).
a pustule raised on the surface of the body in variolous and vaccine diseases