Definitions

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  • noun A form of delamination, or separation in a laminate material, resulting in a spotty appearance.

Etymologies

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measle +‎ -ing

Examples

  • Now she dusts the board with a goose's wing, now sits, broad-lapped, with whitened nails and measling shins: here is a space again, the scone rising to the tick of two clocks.

    Seamus Heaney - Poetry: Mossbawn 1. Sunlight

  • Of course, Granny isn't able to travel and Aunt Margery couldn't come because the kiddies have been measling, but Ted is here, and Uncle Phil -- bless him!

    Wild Wings A Romance of Youth

  • He keeps me on deck mostly all the time, crutch and all; and he leaves you measling in the hold, where nobody can't see you, nor wants to, and you may lay to that!

    Fables

  • He keeps me on deck mostly all the time, crutch and all; and he leaves you measling in the hold, where nobody can't see you, nor wants to, and you may lay to that!

    Robert Louis Stevenson: a record, an estimate, and a memorial

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