WORDSOLVER for mobile!

Definition of POX

3 definitions found:



Pox \Pox\, n. [For pocks, OE. pokkes. See {Pock}. It is plural in form but is used as a singular.] (Med.) Strictly, a disease by pustules or eruptions of any kind, but chiefly or wholly restricted to three or four diseases, -- the smallpox, the chicken pox, and the vaccine and the venereal diseases. [1913 Webster]

     Note: Pox, when used without an epithet, as in imprecations, formerly signified smallpox; but it now signifies syphilis. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Pox \Pox\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Poxing}.] To infect with the pox, or syphilis. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

39 Moby Thesaurus words for "pox":
     French disease, Spanish pox, VD, acquired syphilis, balanitis gangrenosa, cerebral tabes, chancre, chancroid, clap, claps, climatic bubo, congenital syphilis, constitutional syphilis, dose, dose of clap, fifth venereal disease, general paresis, gonorrhea, granuloma inguinale, granuloma venereum, great pox, hard chancre, latent syphilis, locomotor ataxia, morbus Gallicus, paralytic dementia, paresis, pudendal ulcer, simple chancre, social disease, soft chancre, syph, syphilis, syphilitic meningoencephalitis, tabes, tabes dorsales, tertiary syphilis, tropical bubo, venereal disease


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


Back to the WordSolver.net for Mobile homepage.



2 & 3-letter word lists
US/Canada/TWL23
English/SOWPODS23
WWF/ENABLE23
French/OSD423

Privacy Policy

This website is the cutdown mobile version of the fully featured ajax-driven WordSolver.net site.