pock


pock
{{11}}pock (n.) O.E. pocc "pustule," from P.Gmc. *puh(h)- "to swell up, blow up" (Cf. Du. pok, Low Ger. poche), from PIE root *bhu- "to swell, to blow." The plural form, M.E. pokkes, is the source of POX (Cf. pox), which since early 14c. has been used in the sense "disease characterized by pocks."
{{12}}pock (v.) "to disfigure with pits or pocks," 1841. Related: Pocked; pocking.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:
(as of small-pox)


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