from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having pustules or marks like those of smallpox.
- transitive v. To inoculate with the smallpox virus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having the appearance of smallpox
- v. To infect with smallpox
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathology, marked as if by smallpox.
- To inoculate with the virus of smallpox.
- In entomology, resembling a scar of smallpox: noting impressions or foveæ when they have a central prominence.
- In botany, thickly marked with pustules or pits, as in smallpox.
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