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POCK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pock mean? 

POCK (noun)
  The noun POCK has 1 sense:

1. a pustule in an eruptive disease

  Familiarity information: POCK used as a noun is very rare.


POCK (verb)
  The verb POCK has 1 sense:

1. mark with a scar

  Familiarity information: POCK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POCK (noun)


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Meaning:

A pustule in an eruptive disease

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("pock" is a kind of...):

pustule (a small inflamed elevation of skin containing pus; a blister filled with pus)

Holonyms ("pock" is a part of...):

smallpox; variola; variola major (a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars)


POCK (verb)


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Meaning:

Mark with a scar

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

pock; scar; pit; mark

Context example:

The skin disease scarred his face permanently

Hypernyms (to "pock" is one way to...):

blemish; deface; disfigure (mar or spoil the appearance of)

"Pock" entails doing...:

incise (make an incision into by carving or cutting)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "pock"):

pockmark (mark with or as if with pockmarks)

cicatrise; cicatrize (form a scar, after an injury)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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