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 blister.
  • 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.

    Above the Clouds at Thirty Below 1944

  • "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.

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  • When Craig woke up, his skin wasn’t blistered from the heat.

    A Matter of Time « A Fly in Amber 2008

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    The myth of wedded bliss 2010

  • 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.

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  • 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?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local 2010


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