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pock

any pustule resulting from an eruptive disease, esp from smallpox

pock

[päk]
(medicine)
A pustule of an eruptive fever, especially of smallpox.
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Huang's control over Goose Town is further threatened by the arrival of a new governor, especially when Pocky decides to assume a Robin Hood role, dividing the proceeds from the train hijacking with the less fortunate.
Since the 1970s, Pocky have been produced through a joint venture in France, where they are known as Mikado, while they are produced in China and Thailand and exported to the United States and Canada.
The center Tuesday also found melamine in Japanese-brand Glico Pocky Men's coffee cream coated biscuit stick, and walnut and coconut cakes made by Chinese brand Tian Le Yuan, at a level of 43 ppm, 3.
I' faith, if a be not rotten before a die--as we have many pocky corpses nowadays, that will scarce hold the laying in--a will last you some eight year or nine year.
Pocky, stinky, encrusted with boils that she picks and sells for fertilizer, Veronica is a one-woman "guerra contra la sanita" [a war against public health] and a "[m]are del morbo" [a sea of pestilence].
During the Halloween party in New York, for instance, Zoe plucks a hair from her chin in the bathroom while taking a break from conversation with Earl, and bodily decay is clearly at the center of her thoughts: "In the mirror above the sink she looked haggard beneath her bonehead, violet grays showing under the skin a plucked and pocky bird" (87).
With Excellent Defensive Remedies TO Preserve Mankind from the Infection of POCKY Women (1673), describes as an 'aggregative Evil [that] is like A"<*TD" (sic) [Pandora's] Box, out of which all other Diseases and Mischiefs issue', a comparison arising from his observation that 'When a man is attaqu'd with the Pox, he has not one single Disease alone, but a Legion of Maladies [that] presently after seize his miserable Body' (13).
So just as there's a traditional blues jam slated for Saturday afternoon, when the Neville Brothers play, they'll throw in favorites like ``Hey Pocky Way'' and ``Yellow Moon.
We've mapped a pocky atlas of the moon's face, of the ocean's deepest sweeps--yet if we try to be subconsciousnauts, we lose ourselves to neural murk.
Knurled, indented, pocky, scarred, furrowed, creased, brittle, tough, in no way resembling wood, light in weight, looking like overripe fruit on which nevertheless you can break you teeth, and in every pockmark and crease an almost animal smell, a little furtive and very cunning.