from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disease of the skin characterized by scattered pigmented telangiectatic and atrophic spots, with contraction of the skin, usually followed by epitheliomatous patches and ulceration.
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The mesh-work is made of thongs usually cut from the parchment-skin of a deer, and twisted.
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