Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of pock.

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Examples

  • I imagined my nails digging into the pocks on his cheeks, but in the end I let her pull me away.

    Bone Hinge

  • In these encounters Artem's upper body, already tilled with bullet pocks, knife scars, battlefield surgeon's scalpels and suture ridges is constantly redecorated by my fingernails, sharp and strong.

    The Three Of Swords - любовь среди волков*

  • 'Cause though I'm stomped and scuffed, and have wrinkles and pocks, you say they're not wrinkles, but creases and folds — you say I have character, you say I'm not old.

    From The Doctor, With Love

  • They work purposefully, squatting down, buffing the surface with steel trowels, evening out any little pocks or lines.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • Wrinkle trenches combined with folds of drooping skin and pocks like craters.

    A Bad Day’s Work

  • All that money that the Bush tax cuts are charging us that can create jobs for three million Americans a year. $30,000 job a fair wage for fair work, a dignified wage for dignified work and a way to -- a dignified wage for dignified work and a way to help our economy, a better idea than putting money in the pocks of the rich.

    WATCH: Alan Grayson Jabs Fox News Hosts On Personal Stakes In Bush Tax Cuts Extension

  • What had always struck me about this myth was not the social torture of it, but the idea that it was for the good of the initiates: before they could represent the sorority they had to rid themselves of distracting blemishes, lest their pocks or pimples distract from all their other excellent qualities.

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • The one with the green pocks on his forehead was knocked senseless, while the female's shielding protected her from a second beam.

    Addicts

  • The tiny pocks and divots bore a smoky bluish hue, as if they'd been tattooed there.

    Fasting to a Comfortable Death

  • "You look kinda rough, boyfriend" she said, fingering the pocks on his arms, running her hand through his sunstreaked and dried-out hair.

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