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[kahr-buhng-kuh ld]
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  1. infected with a carbuncle.
  2. 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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Historical Examples

  • 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