prick•lePronunciation: (prik'ul), [key]
—n., v., -led, -ling.
a sharp point.
a small, pointed process growing from the bark of a plant.
a sharp process or projection, as from the skin of an animal; a spine.
a pricking sensation.
to prick lightly.
to cause a pricking or tingling sensation in.
to tingle as if pricked.
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