from The Century Dictionary.
- Pock-marked; marked with smallpox; pitted with smallpox.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective See
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So universal was the branding produced by this scourge that scarcely an advertisement containing any personal description appears in any colonial print, without containing the words, pock-fretten, pock-marked, pock-pitted, or pock-broken.
'He is a thin, tallish man, a little pock-fretten, of a sallowish complexion.
‘He is a thin, tallish man, a little pock-fretten, of a sallowish complexion.