◄ Prickle ►

1. (v. t.) To prick slightly, as with prickles, or fine, sharp points\.

2. (n.) A little prick; a small, sharp point; a fine, sharp process or projection, as from the skin of an animal, the bark of a plant, etc.; a spine.

3. (n.) A kind of willow basket; -- a term still used in some branches of trade.

4. (n.) A sieve of filberts, -- about fifty pounds.

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