TETTER (בֹּ֥הַק; ἀλφός). Tetter is a term used (pemphigus), crusted tetter (impetigo), dry tetter (crusty eczema), and scaly tetter (psoriasis).
As used in
When declared non-contagious, it was prob. vitiligo—irregular areas of de-pigmented skin. The bleached out areas spread centrifugally, sometimes involving the hair and producing white streaks. The cause is unknown. It is disfiguring, but not dangerous.
Egyptian women were acquainted with vitiligo. They are said to have restored some of the normal color by chewing plants found along the banks of the Nile. Staining the white patches was also resorted to, as it is in our own generation.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
The term "freckled spot" in the