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
Origin: [OE. pokke, AS. pocc, poc; akin to D. pok, G. pocke, and perh. to E. poke a pocket. Cf. Pox.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pok, n. a small elevation of the skin containing matter, as in smallpox.—adjs. Pocked, Pock′y, infected with, or marked by, smallpox.—ns. Pock′mark, Pock′pit, the mark, pit, or scar left by a pock.—adj. Pock′pitted. [A.S. poc, a pustule; Ger. pocke, Dut. pok. The correct pl. form was pocks, erroneously pox, and treated as singular.]
The numerical value of pock in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of pock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- rakkula, rokkoFinnish
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