Definitions

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  • adjective having cracks in a reticulated pattern, giving an appearance reminiscent of alligator hide; -- said of a surface coating, e.g., of paint, varnish, or glazing.

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  • adjective Damaged by alligatoring.

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  • adjective of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide

Etymologies

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alligator +‎ -ed

Examples

  • Years ago, I came across a Weatherby .340 with a gorgeous claro walnut stock whose finish had "alligatored" (fractured into ugly, scaly patches).

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  • I gently rub my thumb across the alligatored texture.

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  • If anyone's alligatored remains need roasting, his do.

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