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carbuncled

[ kahr-buhng-kuhld ]
/ ˈkɑr bʌŋ kəld /
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adjective
infected with a carbuncle.
having a carbuncle as its stone: a carbuncled ring.
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Origin of carbuncled

First recorded in 1570–80; carbuncle + -ed3
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How to use carbuncled in a sentence

  • 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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