from The Century Dictionary.
- Having the disease called blister. See
blister, n., 5.
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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
- adjective Having a blister
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That too, was swollen and blistered from the flames fanned by the winds of speed and descent.
"Aby will not have to shame himself to come back to his old home," she rejoiced, clapping her hands – hands blistered from the paintbrush and calloused from rough toil.
Hungry Hearts 1920
Mr. Randolph unfolded the little palm, swollen and blistered from the marks of his ruler.
Melbourne House 1907
By this means the iron is carbonized and converted into what is commonly called blistered steel.
Rides on Railways Samuel Sidney 1848
The sides are heavily creased and the bonnet is 'blistered' - which doesn't mean the paint is falling off, but that there are two long ridges running front to back.
When Craig woke up, his skin wasn’t blistered from the heat.
Before subjecting others to the blistering regimen, each of the Glasers had the device secured to his or her respective forearm to have his or her skin blistered.
Is There a Health Advantage to Being Married? | Impact Lab 2010
Forty-two couples had their arms "blistered", then talked to each other for half an hour, the first time on easy subjects, then the following day, after more blistering, on topics that might create a row.
Cast steel was first made in 1770 by Huntsman, who for the first time melted the "blistered" steel, which until that time had been the tool steel of commerce, in a crucible.
Steam, Steel and Electricity James W. Steele
Gee, what part of the diner's anatomy is "blistered" by the "blisteringly talented chef" ..... and in the Pllettes review: if their wine is "accessible" does that mean you can actually purchase it or just able to touch it?
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