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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. (Britain, obsolete) A sieve of hazelnuts, weighing about fifty pounds.

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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; to prick.
    • 2014, J. S. Eades, Promises and Other Broken Things (page 400)
      Guilt prickled me. It was about to get much worse.

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prickle

  1. First-person singular present of prickeln.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of prickeln.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of prickeln.
  4. Imperative singular of prickeln.