marked with pustules or with pits left by them; pitted.

Origin of pocked

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Historical Examples of pocked

  • The walls of the white church were splashed with blood, pocked with bullets.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • His face had an odd twist to it, and his bald head was pocked with perspiration.

    Thy Name Is Woman

    Bryce Walton

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

    Jungle Peace

    William Beebe

  • 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

  • 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