Definitions for pockpɒk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a pustule on the body in an eruptive disease, as smallpox.

  2. a pockmark.

    Category: Pathology

  3. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pock(verb)

    a pustule in an eruptive disease

  2. scar, mark, pock, pit(verb)

    mark with a scar

    "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"


  1. pock(Noun)

    A pus filled swelling on the surface on the skin caused by an eruptive disease.

  2. pock(Noun)

    Any pit, especially one formed as a scar

  3. pock(Verb)

    To scar or mark with pits

  4. Origin: From pocc, from puh- (compare Dutch pok, Low German Pocke).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pock(noun)

    a pustule raised on the surface of the body in variolous and vaccine diseases


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