pox

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English pokkes, plural of the ancestor of pock (which see).

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pox (plural poxes)

  1. (pathology) A disease characterized by purulent skin eruptions that may leave pockmarks.
  2. Syphilis.

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pox (third-person singular simple present poxes, present participle poxing, simple past and past participle poxed)

  1. (transitive, dated) To infect with the pox, or syphilis.

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pox

  1. guava