cowpock
Cowpox Cow"pox` (-p[o^]ks`), n. (Med.) A pustular eruptive disease of the cow, which, when communicated to the human system, as by vaccination, protects from the smallpox; vaccinia; -- called also {kinepox}, {cowpock}, and {kinepock}. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cowpock — Cow pock ( p[o^]k ), n. See {Cowpox}. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cowpox — Cow pox ( p[o^]ks ), n. (Med.) A pustular eruptive disease of the cow, which, when communicated to the human system, as by vaccination, protects from the smallpox; vaccinia; called also {kinepox}, {cowpock}, and {kinepock}. Dunglison. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinepock — Cowpox Cow pox ( p[o^]ks ), n. (Med.) A pustular eruptive disease of the cow, which, when communicated to the human system, as by vaccination, protects from the smallpox; vaccinia; called also {kinepox}, {cowpock}, and {kinepock}. Dunglison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinepox — Cowpox Cow pox ( p[o^]ks ), n. (Med.) A pustular eruptive disease of the cow, which, when communicated to the human system, as by vaccination, protects from the smallpox; vaccinia; called also {kinepox}, {cowpock}, and {kinepock}. Dunglison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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