carbuncled

[kahr-buhng-kuh ld]

Origin of carbuncled

First recorded in 1570–80; carbuncle + -ed3
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Examples from the Web for carbuncled

Historical Examples of carbuncled

  • 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