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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of foveating (angling the eyes to focus on an object).
  • n. pitting and scarring, as seen in e.g. smallpox and chickenpox.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The formation or the presence of pits, noting this phenomenon in the pock-mark or vaccination-scar.


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