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carbuncled

[kahr-buhng-kuh ld] /ˈkɑr bʌŋ kəld/
adjective
1.
infected with a carbuncle.
2.
having a carbuncle as its stone:
a carbuncled ring.
Origin of carbuncled
1570-1580
1570-80; carbuncle + -ed3
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  • At this moment the door opened, and Doctor Dillon's carbuncled visage and glowing eyes appeared.

    The House by the Church-Yard J. Sheridan Le Fanu

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