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[pokt] /pɒkt/
marked with pustules or with pits left by them; pitted.
Origin of pocked
pock + -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I am pocked from head to heel like a Swiss mercenary late come from Venice.

    Joan of the Sword Hand S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
  • The walls of the white church were splashed with blood, pocked with bullets.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • A rook rifle was leaning tip against it, and looking round I saw that the walls were all pocked with bullet marks.

    The Stark Munro Letters J. Stark Munro
  • His face had an odd twist to it, and his bald head was pocked with perspiration.

    Thy Name Is Woman Bryce Walton
  • It was his third summer for that same cupola and the tin was pocked with little dents for three feet up and down.

    Back Home Irvin S. Cobb
  • She was garbed in a wrapper, flowing and reaching the ground, purple, and pocked with large white spots.

    Jungle Peace William Beebe
  • The craters lie in a blown and dug up wilderness of heaps of reddish earth, pocked with shell-holes, and tumbled with wire.

    The Old Front Line John Masefield
  • They turned into the dark mouth of one of the caves which pocked the crater's inside wall.

    The Jewels of Aptor Samuel R. Delany
  • Full of bitterness, he walked to the living room and examined the smashed windows, the pocked walls, the damaged chandelier.

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
  • And of this tufty flaggy ground, pocked with bogs and boglets, one especial nature is that it will not hold impressions.

    Lorna Doone R. D. Blackmore

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