Definition of chicken pock in US English:

chicken pock

noun

  • An individual lesion of the rash of the disease chickenpox, consisting of a superficial vesicle. Also (in plural and formerly also in singular): the disease itself (now rare).

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Daniel Turner (1667–1741), surgeon and physician. From chicken + pock, after chickenpox.

Pronunciation

chicken pock

/ˈtʃɪk(ɪ)n ˌpɒk/