Pucker Puck"er, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Puckered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puckering}.] [From {Poke} a pocket, small bag.] To gather into small folds or wrinkles; to contract into ridges and furrows; to corrugate; -- often with up; as, to pucker up the mouth. ``His skin [was] puckered up in wrinkles.'' --Spectator. [1913 Webster]

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