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birthmark

[ burth-mahrk ]SEE DEFINITION OF birthmark

Synonyms for birthmark

  • angioma
  • hemangioma
  • mole
  • nevus
  • beauty mark
  • mother's mark
  • port wine stain
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Or thus: 'Haven't you a birthmark on the back of your neck?' '

They are outside of the individual experience as much as a birthmark.

But the birthmark on its wrist was branded on my brain so that I could not forget it.

A supreme act is recognizable at sight: it bears the birthmark of immortality.

It seems as if the travail and yearning of his mother had passed upon him as a birthmark.

"Son of an electric eel," she said when Tel reached her, her birthmark scarlet.

Did he have a birthmark on his chin, this man you bought the book from?

It was the face of the man she had seen in the shop, he of the birthmark on his chin.

It must be a birthmark, or maybe he was too anxious to get to town to-night.

Lawlessness was its inheritance and the red splotch of violence its birthmark.

WORD ORIGIN

also birth-mark, by 1805, from birth (n.) + mark (n.1). Birth marks in 17c. could be longing marks; supposedly they showed the image of something longed for by the mother while expecting. Related: Birthmarked.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BIRTHMARK

beauty mark

nounsmall mark on face
  • beauty spot
  • birthmark
  • mole
  • nevus
  • patch
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