Origin of chancre
Related formschan·crous, adjective
Examples from the Web for chancre
The secondary manifestations of the disease usually appear before the chancre has healed.
He was alarmed lest a minute pimple on his chin should develop into a chancre.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
It may be a chancre, and it may be exceedingly serious if not properly diagnosed.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague
A syphilitic tattooer who wets his needles and his India ink with spit will put a chancre into the skin with the picture.Manual of Military Training|James A. Moss
Chancre, shang′kėr, n. an ulcer arising from the direct application of syphilitic poison.