prickle

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Noun[edit]

prickle ‎(plural prickles)

  1. A small, sharp pointed object, such as a thorn.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  2. A tingling sensation of mild discomfort.
  3. A kind of willow basket.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)
  4. (UK, obsolete) A sieve of hazelnuts, weighing about fifty pounds.

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Verb[edit]

prickle ‎(third-person singular simple present prickles, present participle prickling, simple past and past participle prickled)

  1. (intransitive) To feel a prickle.
  2. (transitive) To cause someone to feel a prickle.

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