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- He was a strange-looking man, olived-skinned face marked with scars and pocks from unknown battles.
- The lesions resemble small pocks - tiny, pus-filled blisters most prominent on the face, arms and legs.
- Her head was bare again, and marked by tiny red pocks.
Old English poc 'pustule', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch pok and German Pocke. Compare with pox.
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- In some places the stone is pocked and scarred by the corrosive effects of black sulphates.
- Their sides were pocked and scarred.
- He thanked the medical staff who determined he had been poisoned, which caused him extreme internal pain and left his face pocked and grey.
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- At Bury St Edmunds, Faith Wilson told her neighbour in 1619 to ‘pull up your muffler higher and hide your pocky face’.
- So this winter has been a constant deluge of flyers warning about weird rashes and red throats and pocky skin and the nasty stomach virus that wouldn't die.
Definition of pock in:
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