- tending to pucker.
Origin of puckery
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Examples from the Web for puckery
Oh, but they were puckery when green, but the frost sweetened them.
Mother knows how to avoid the puckery, thick skin in eating plums.
But the skin was thick, very sour and puckery, so eating plums was not an unmixed joy.Trees Every Child Should Know
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